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Bachelor of Science in Nursing Salary

Those who have the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) title comprise the largest health care occupation, and are one of the occupations projected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to experience the greatest job growth during the 2012-2022 period. With job growth predicted to be at a whopping 19 percent more (faster than average) than half a million new jobs could be created during this time period.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Salary and Advancement Opportunities

With a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, salary increases and potential for advancement are generally improved over RNs with an associate's degree or diploma. According to a 2014 survey conducted by The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), the average staff nurse, for example, earns $67,800 ($400 more than in 2013), and the average director/VP/assistant director of nursing earns $110,700 ($1,200 more than in 2013, but $1,200 less than 2012). Part of the difference in salary across titles is explained by the difference in the percentage of time spent in direct patient care versus the percentage of time spent on other tasks, such as management or administration.

The percentage of registered nurses with bachelor's degrees who held advanced positions, such as nurse manager, director, or administrator, was higher than that of those with diplomas or associate's degrees. These titles generally translate to higher salaries.

Mean annual wages for registered nurses in 2014 were $69,790, or $33.55 per hour, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Sources:

http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes291141.htm

http://www.aornjournal.org/article/S0001-2092%2814%2901084-9/fulltext

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