Men in Nursing

Women still dominate the nursing sector, about 90% depending on the form of nursing. However, according to the United States Bureau of Labor, the number of men who work as nurses has tripled since 1970, rising from 2.7% to 9.6%. Male nurses can get their starting salary ranging from $40,000-$60,000. The average annual salary for men nurses is $ 82,000. Some of the most common reasons why men should consider nursing include the following

  • Nursing shortage
  • Growing opportunities
  • High salary and
  • To work in variety of fields like hospital, office, school, homecare, teaching and etc.