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Nursing stats you’ve never heard of — until now!

Nursing stats you’ve never heard of — until now!

We were surprised and shocked by some of these interesting statistics and we’re left believing even more strongly than ever before about the importance of honoring and protecting nurses.

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Moonlighting: Nurses reveal their side jobs

We asked our Facebook fans what kind of side jobs they have (or have had) to make some extra dough; check out their answers for some inspirations and, occasionally, warnings!

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Do male nurses get paid more than female nurses?

Employment statistics show there’s still a discrepancy between male and female salaries, particularly in the upper echelons of the business world. But is it true for nursing?

Beyond Direct Patient Care: Five Nursing Specialties to Consider

Beyond Direct Patient Care: Five Nursing Specialties to Consider

Being a nurse does not have to involve direct patient care. Nurses have a number of career options available to them if they want to be a part of the health care industry, but don’t want to work in a […]

What Are The Best States To Live In If You’re A Nurse?

What Are The Best States To Live In If You’re A Nurse?

The nursing industry is expected to grow faster than most other occupations over the next decade, thanks in part to an aging population and the Affordable Care Act. Yet that does not mean that your career opportunities are guaranteed to […]

The best and worst states to be a nurse practitioner

The best and worst states to be a nurse practitioner

Employment for NPs is expected to grow at a much faster rate than the average job. Here’s what NPs can expect in different areas of the U.S.

The best and worst states to be an RN: 2015 edition

The best and worst states to be an RN: 2015 edition

Check out the following data on what the nursing industry is like in different areas across the country, including salary, cost of living and more.

Top 10 nurse salaries by specialty in 2015

Top 10 nurse salaries by specialty in 2015

Salary isn’t the only consideration when it comes to choosing a nurse specialty, but it’s definitely important. Check out this top 10 list of salaries.

Nurse salaries 2015: What CNAs, LPNs, NPs, RNs and more are making this year!

Nurse salaries 2015: What CNAs, LPNs, NPs, RNs and more are making this year!

How does your salary compare to other nurses this year? Check out a variety of median nurse salaries divided by position and experience level.

It’s not always about the money

It’s not always about the money

Here is an open letter from a nurse to any and all hospital administration.

6 ways to add to your paycheck

6 ways to add to your paycheck

Dos and don’ts for growing your nursing job compensation.

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7 reasons you won’t get that raise (and what to do about it!)

While most of us didn’t enter this awesome profession for the money, not many would refuse more of it in their paycheck. Here’s why you may be getting passed over.

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Average NP salaries up $8k in two years

Nurse practitioner salaries are on the rise! Find out the average salary, experience levels and more of NPs across the country.

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Why you aren’t getting hired as a nurse

Stuck without a job? These tips can help you figure out why — and what to do about it.

Quiz: History of the nursing salary

Quiz: History of the nursing salary

How well do you know the history of nursing wages in America? Take our quiz and see how your salary stacks up against nurses and other professionals from decades past.