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Nursing is the job of the future. So forget the stereotypes and learn about this high-paying, in-demand career.

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With more than 500,000 seasoned RNs anticipated to retire by 2022, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the need to produce 1.1 million new RNs for expansion and replacement of retirees to avoid a nursing shortage.


In the state of Kansas, the average nurse's salary was $56,040 based on numbers gathered in 2016 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Nursing jobs are available anywhere, so no matter where your path takes you, you can feel secure in your decision.


Work in a variety of settings depending on your interests and continue to grow your career as those interests change.

Career Paths

Traveling Nurse

A travel nurse travels around to different locations based on nurse shortages. They will work in a location for a temporary amount of time - somewhere between 13 to 26 weeks - and can choose where they want to go.

Avg. Salary: $40,000 - $50,000

School Nurse

School nurses can work in all levels of education, from elementary school to university. These positions work often work independently and see a lot of variety caring for different students. Plus, who doesn't want summers off?!

Avg. Salary: $29,000 - $37,000

Hospital Nurse

Hospital settings are one of the most popular careers for nurses, where job duties include administering medical treatments and bedside care.

Avg. Salary: $50,000 - $70,000

Physician's Office Nurse

Physician's offices are another great option for nurses. Work in an office and get to know patients over their lifetime.

Avg. Salary: $50,000 - $60,000

Home Health Nurse

Home Health nurses care for patients in their homes - often elderly, disabled, or recovering from an injury. Besides basic care, some specialized care like wound care and medication can be involved.

Avg. Salary: $50,000 - $60,000

Let’s face it.

Getting a well-paying job, without years of debt, that you actually like is harder than it’s ever been. But nursing jobs are in high demand, fast-paced, and come with a great starting salary. With job opportunities estimated to rise over the next few years, nursing is the job of the future. Get hands-on learning you need to excel in this career and be one of the first to take advantage of this career!



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