Nursing salaries are heavily influenced by local demand for nurses and can vary from region to region. Other factors that affect RN salaries include a nurse’s level of education, amount of experience and, to a lesser degree, area of specialization.
As 2018 draws near, now is a good time to look ahead and assess your career prospects and potential.
With the rise of distance learning, college course work is at present more accessible than ever before. Students in remote locations can become part of classrooms halfway around the globe; others can complete continuing education or new degree paths following a full day's work.
Many nurses earn an ADN to get started in an entry-level nursing position. However, earning a BSN later on can help to improve job security, create opportunity for leadership and career advancement, and allow for specialization.