Someone ask me what is the usual nursing pay scale? I think what he meant to ask is how much does a registered nurse today earns. Nursing pay scale usually depends on the hospital where the nurse work, how long he/she has been working there and other factors. A cool tool that you can use to checkout your own nursing pay scale depending on your skills and experience is to checkout http://www.payscale.com. You enter your profession [nurse], number of years of experience, where you live or will work, if you specialize on a certain position, you degree and certification, etc., it will even tell you what stuff you need to work on so that your wage rate will increase.
Experts attribute the shortage to a variety of factors:
• The aging population is causing the demand for nurses to swell.
• Advances in health care treatments that did not exist years ago are creating more demand for nursing staff.
• Women who traditionally flocked to the nursing field have more professional opportunities today.
• Nurses have more opportunities to work in non-hospital settings, such as offices and outpatient surgery centers, which do not require staff 24 hours a day.
There are lots of ways to boost your nursing pay scale. Below are some of the ways you can improve yourself to increase your chance of earning more. With this retrogression, its hard for nurses to go abroad, but one way to quality yourself for an H1-B (SKILLED WORKER) is to specialize. Checkout my article on H1-B visas for nurse.
1. Specialize. For example, nurse midwife, critical care nurse, etc.
2. Enroll for your master's degree.
3. Gather experience. Red cross volunteer.
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