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National Nurses Day

May 6, 2016

National Nurses Week

May 6-12, 2016

Key Stats:

In 2011, there were 3.5 million employed nurses in the U. S. and 78 percent were registered nurses. A predicted shortage of nurses has increased recruiting and occupational retraining efforts to increase the pool of employable workers in this field. These efforts have included recruiting men into nursing.

More Stats:

Audio - Profile America is a daily, 60-second feature that uses interesting vignettes for that day to highlight information collected by the Census Bureau.

Table 1. Full-Time, Year-Round Workers and Median Earnings in the Past 12 Months by Sex and Detailed Occupation1: 2014 (see rows 199 – 202)

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