Resources For Nursing Careers

Embarking on a nursing career offers more than job security; it's a chance to make a real difference. From online degree programs to completing prerequisites conveniently, StraighterLine provides essential insights for anyone looking to enter this in-demand field.


Pursuing a career in nursing not only fulfills a passion for healthcare but also promises a robust job market. According to The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for registered nurses was $81,220 in May 2022. Employment of registered nurses is projected to grow 6 percent from 2022 to 2032, faster than the average for all occupations.


A career in Nursing is not just rewarding but also booming with opportunities:

High demand in healthcare

Diverse work settings

Competitive salaries

Meaningful patient impact

Average Starting Salary


2023 Median Annual Salary


Available jobs in 2022


Job Growth between 2022-2032


Job openings per year 2022-2032

(All data provided by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

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