Nursing Expected to Grow at Twice the Rate of Other Industries

Across the board, 11% more positions are expected to open up in industries throughout the United States in the next five years.

However, if you take a look at the nursing profession, you will find that 20% more positions will be available. If you are currently looking to take a degree, or are considering switching careers, looking into careers in nursing is sure to serve you well in the future.

Not only is nursing expected to grow at twice the rate of other industries, it also offers a much better work-life balance than other industries in healthcare.

According to a recent infographic by Maryville University, the average registered nurse works 42 hours per week. This is in stark contrast to the average doctor who works 52 hours per week.

To find out more about the stats behind nursing, take a look at the infographic below.

Nursing By the Numbers was created by Maryville University.

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