June 5, 2018

Map: Where nurses earn the most (and the least)

Daily Briefing

    Across the country, the average annual salary for nurses varies, ranging from $102,700 a year in California to $57,010 a year in South Dakota, according to a report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

    Below is a full map of the average annual and hourly pay for RNs in the United States:

    (Gooch, Becker's Hospital Review, 5/31; Bureau of Labor Statistics report, accessed 6/5).

    There's more than just salary—here are 5 additional ways to recruit and engage nurses

    It is more important than ever for nurses to be engaged in their work, committed to their organization's mission, and capable of delivering high-quality care in a complex and constantly changing environment.

    Use these resources below to learn how to build a successful nurse retention and engagement strategy for your organization.

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    June 14 webcon: Learn how to enhance your workforce’s productivity—and achieve nurse-led cost savings

    Organizations around the world share a critical challenge: budgets have been tightening in real terms year-after-year, with no end in sight. When hospital executives seek necessary cost cuts and efficiency gains, nursing is often seen as a big target for savings.

    Join Sara Moehrle, a consultant for the Nursing Executive Center, to learn what you can do to help address this important problem—and achieve nurse-led cost savings.

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