Thursday, July 26, 2018

Top 10 States for Nurse Salaries when Compared to Cost of Living


Sharing some valuable info...
 
According to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for RNs nationwide is $70,000, while for LPNs it's $45,030. You may be wondering, in which states can I do better than that, and what type of expenses should I expect?
EasyNCLEX.com, a provider of NCLEX exam practice, recently conducted a study to find out. The study looked at the median salaries of Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses. The salary for each state was then compared to its cost of living index.
The salaries in the table below are taken from the latest U.S. Government statistics from May 2017. The cost of living data is taken from the 2017 cost of living index as reported by the . Missouri Economic Research and Information Center. Cost of living percentages are in relation to the national average.

Top 10 States for RNs

State
Salary
Cost Of Living
Nevada
$85,020.00
104.7 %
Minnesota
$77,810.00
99.7 %
Arizona
$74,260.00
95.6 %
Texas
$70,730.00
91.2 %
Michigan
$68,370.00
89.7 %
New Mexico
$69,570.00
94.9 %
Georgia
$66,110.00
90.8 %
Washington
$77,470.00
107.1 %
Illinois
$70,190.00
97.2 %
California
$100,730.00
141 %

Top 10 States for LPNs

State
Salary
Cost Of Living
Arizona
$52,620
95.6%
Michigan
$47,570
89.7 %
Nevada
$54,690
104.7 %
Delaware
$52,880
102.9 %
New Mexico
$48,170
94.9 %
Illinois
$48,390
97.2 %
Texas
$45,400
91.2 %
Washington
$53,180
107.1 %
Colorado
$50,040
102.3 %
Wyoming
$46,660
95.6 %
From StudentLoanHero.com here's a great list of top cities for nurses who have big student debt to pay off.




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