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Best States For A Registered Nurse

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Do you wonder which states in the U.S. are the best for Registered Nurses?

If so, we have the full list of best to worst states for Registered Nurse jobs for you to check out and see if you think it's time to move and start new.

Why move?

Because not all states fare the same when it come to job opportunity and pay.

In fact, our research shows that Alaska is the best state for Registered Nurses in America.

The best city in America for Registered Nurses with the highest pay is Los Angeles, CA.

To that end, we dove into our dataset of job and salary numbers to figure out which states have the best opportunities for Registered Nurses. Alaska is the best state for Registered Nurses -- the median salary for Registered Nurses in Alaska is $77,611.

Alaska is the best state, and Monterey is the city with the highest pay for Registered Nurses.

The 10 Best States In America For Registered Nurses in 2020

  1. Alaska
  2. California
  3. New York
  4. Oregon
  5. Hawaii
  6. Nevada
  7. New Jersey
  8. Connecticut
  9. Massachusetts
  10. Pennsylvania
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  • (20,395 jobs)
  • (14,690 jobs)
  • (3,110 jobs)
  • (1,100 jobs)
  • (1,393 jobs)
  • (7,669 jobs)
  • (3,291 jobs)
  • (6,559 jobs)
  • (15,295 jobs)

After looking at the our most recent data, we found that Alaska is the best state for Registered Nurses.

We also have the current list of job openings for Registered Nurses available below.

Here is the list of best states for Registered Nurse jobs.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Registered Nurses In 2020

1. Alaska

Total Registered Nurse Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
591 $77,611 $48,000 $123,000 1.32
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Registered Nurse Jobs in Alaska

2. California

Total Registered Nurse Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
20,395 $98,122 $54,000 $177,000 0.64
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Registered Nurse Jobs in California

3. New York

Total Registered Nurse Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
14,690 $78,490 $51,000 $119,000 1.14
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Registered Nurse Jobs in New York

4. Oregon

Total Registered Nurse Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
3,110 $82,921 $44,000 $153,000 0.99
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Registered Nurse Jobs in Oregon

5. Hawaii

Total Registered Nurse Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,100 $79,766 $38,000 $163,000 1.67
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Registered Nurse Jobs in Hawaii

6. Nevada

Total Registered Nurse Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,393 $81,109 $42,000 $155,000 0.8
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Registered Nurse Jobs in Nevada

7. New Jersey

Total Registered Nurse Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
7,669 $74,840 $48,000 $114,000 1.01
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Registered Nurse Jobs in New Jersey

8. Connecticut

Total Registered Nurse Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
3,291 $72,937 $49,000 $108,000 1.06
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Registered Nurse Jobs in Connecticut

9. Massachusetts

Total Registered Nurse Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
6,559 $78,599 $54,000 $113,000 0.8
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Registered Nurse Jobs in Massachusetts

10. Pennsylvania

Total Registered Nurse Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
15,295 $63,698 $40,000 $100,000 1.41
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Registered Nurse Jobs in Pennsylvania

How We Determined The Best States To Be A Registered Nurse

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed List Of The Best States For A Registered Nurse

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