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51 Top Paying Metros for Nurses

51 Top Paying Metros for Nurses

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Nurses are the most in-demand profession in America. Because of this, you should be able to decide where you want to work. NursingLink has done the research and profiled America’s 51 highest paying metros to help you figure out which city you should work in.

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Across the country, 42% of healthcare jobs are in doctors’ offices and labs, and 34% are in hospitals. The third biggest employment setting is nursing and residential care facilities. So if you’re looking for a top career in a big city, you’ll want to look much further than the biggest hospitals in town. but you can get started here – find out which metro pays the most!

51 Top Paying Metros

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  • Img_1737_max50


    about 6 years ago


    Umm CA,CA, and oh yea CA..

  • Stacy_max50


    about 6 years ago


    I would have thought NY would be in the top 10..oh well

  • Photo_user_blank_big


    about 6 years ago


    Well renowned Cleveland Clinic is not even in the top 50, tsssskkk , tssskkkkkk. Shame Shame!!!

  • Photo_user_blank_big


    about 6 years ago


    Where does Portland Maine fall in with respect to salaries?

  • Nancyswedding2_max50


    about 6 years ago


    I'm a nursing student in Providence, rhode island..... i don't see providence on the list, yet everyone that I talk to says RN's here are bringing in salaries in the high 70's.

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