ScrubsMag.com, compiled a list of the top 10 locations for nurses to live and work in 2018. They include San Francisco, Dallas, Boston, New York City and more. Reflecting the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data, the top states with the highest job availability and salary for registered nurses are:
- California - annual wage approximately $100,000
- New York - annual RN wage approximately $80,000
- Texas - annual RN wage approximately $70,000
- Pennsylvania - annual RN wage approximately $68,000
- Florida - annual RN wage approximately $64,000
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Bureau of Labor Statistics: https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes291141.htm#st