Jobs in Demand: Opportunities in Nursing Limitless for Black Women and Men

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Nursing is perhaps the most in-demand and well-paid profession in the medical industry. Registered nurses (RNs) constitute the largest healthcare occupation, with 2.6 million jobs, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Because the occupation is very large, more than 581,000 new jobs will  result within a decade, among the largest number of new jobs for any field. 


Average annual salary in the U.S. is $57,200 and base salaries can be as high as $72,000. And it's not just for women either. The number of male nurses more than doubled to 10% since 1990, according to findings by the Health Resources and Services Administration. If you’re deciding on a career path, or considering a career change, here are a few careers in Nursing that might peak your interest. --- Aisha Taylor

Nursing is perhaps the most in-demand and well-paid profession in the medical industry. Registered nurses…