7 High-Paying Nursing Jobs
Megan Malugani | Monster Contributing Writer
Median Salary: $87,322, higher in certain departments
Typical Requirements: RN with at least five years of direct experience
Whether it’s in an ICU, CCU, OR, ER or obstetrics department, if there’s more than one nurse, there’s usually a head nurse. While still dealing directly with patients, the head nurse is also responsible for patient records, performance reports, inventory levels and the day-to-day duties important to every nursing department.