Median Pay*
$64,310.00 per year
Employment Change, 2017-2022*
Number of Jobs, 2016*
Entry-Level Education
Bachelor degree
Work Experience
On-the-job Training
Job Outlook, 2017-2022*
21.6 %

*Data is specific to the Southeast Texas region.

Job Outlook
Percent change in employment, projected 2017-2022
Registered Nurses
All Occupations
Note: All Occupations includes all occupations in the Targeted Occupations List for Southeast Texas
What Registered Nurses Do
Registered nurses (RNs) provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members.
Work Environment
Registered nurses usually take one of three education paths: a bachelor's of science degree in nursing (BSN), an associate’s degree in nursing (ADN), or a diploma from an approved nursing program. Registered nurses also must be licensed.
Top Paying Industries for this Career
Hospitals (state, local, and private)
Home health care services, Nursing and residential care facilities
Offices of physicians
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Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition and ONETOnline