There's Money In Being A Nurse Now

Nurses jobs have increased by leaps and bounds in the recent past and have seen a salary hike too. The employment opportunities are tremendous and nursing students across the world and the US are enjoying a 100% job placement and guarantee after graduation. According to market reports, some of the recent salaries offered in nurse jobs have been so high that they have beaten previous records. The average salary in New York was $64,000, and those with 20 or more years of experience have got jobs offering a starting salary of $92,000.

Career Opportunities

The number of nurses jobs has seen a definite increase and the various lucrative areas for pursuing a nursing career include:

Travel Nursing: Travel nursing is definitely one of the most lucrative jobs around. Travel nurses are recruited by travel agencies and cruises etc to fulfill their requirement of nurses in different areas of registered nursing care. Traveling nurses jobs are available in different states and around the world. A travel nurse can charge at an average of $35 an hour.

Travel nurse salaries fluctuate depending on the geographical area and in the state of California, they can get as high as $60 an hour. This amount is double of what staff nurses can earn.

The benefits that travel nurse jobs provide include:

1. Higher pay than other nurses

2. Free travel

3. Accommodation is free and is taken care of by the recruiting agency

4. Other benefits

Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA): Nurses jobs for the registered nurse first assistant have a mandatory requirement of at least 2 years of peri-operative experience. Apart from this you will need to have a bachelor's degree in nursing, and a CNOR certification. The CNOR certification will provide training on operating room procedures for a nurse. Last but not the least; you can also complete a RNFA educational program. Once you have completed the program, you can get nurses jobs for the post of first assistant in surgical procedures. Apart from this, you will earn a salary of $52,000, which is the minimum amount.

Clinical Research: Nurses jobs are offered in the field of clinical research and this requires you to be a registered nurse or RN. As an RN, you will be familiar with clinical care in a hospital environment. Nurses jobs also requires RN's to work as clinical research coordinators or associates.

Opportunities are expected to rise by 20% by the end of 2010 and the market will be flooded with nurses jobs.

Jenny Taylor