TOP TEN HIGHEST PAYING STATES TO BE A NURSE

By 2016 the projected need for nurses will be 1,001,000 in the United States.  You only have to look at a job board to find that nurses are in great demand in every state.  So which state should you work in?  Well, you should always consider salary when searching for a job. Here are the top ten highest paying states and available jobs. 

Top 10 Highest Nurse Paying States

 

State Salary (hourly)

1. California$27.45                                                      

2.Hawaii$26.76

3. Massachusetts   $25.38

4. New Jersey$25.33

5. Alaska$25.09

6. Delaware$24.98

7. Oregon$24.91

8. Nevada$24.83

9. Maryland$24.79

10. Connecticut$24.62

 


 

TOP TEN LOWEST PAYING STATES

State Salary (hourly)

1. North Dakota$18.60

2. Louisiana$18.50

3. Wyoming$17.88

4. Oklahoma$17.76

5. Kansas$17.74

6. West Virginia$17.52

7. Arkansas$17.44

8. Mississippi$17.42

9. Iowa$17.36

10. South Dakota   $17.35