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Certified Nurses Day: March 19, 2023

Press Release Number CB23-SFS.36

According to the American Nurses Credentialing Center, “Certified Nurses Day™ is an annual day of recognition for and by healthcare leaders dedicated to nursing professionalism, excellence, recognition, and service. Every March 19, employers, certification boards, education facilities, and healthcare providers celebrate and publicly acknowledge nurses who earn and maintain the highest credentials in their specialty. Certified Nurses Day™ honors nurses worldwide who contribute to better patient outcomes through national board certification in their specialty.”

Photo:  Nurses

Key Stats

Source: 2021 American Community Survey (ACS) 1-year estimates.



Note: The table above is modified to list “registered nurses” and “nurses, all other,” for both the male and female civilian population (highlighted in yellow). Click on either image for the full table.

Note: The cropped table above lists four rows of occupations for nurses (highlighted in yellow). Click on the image for the full table, including rows for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses ($46,591) and nursing assistants ($31,579).

More Stats

Source: 2004-2023 Quarterly Services Survey (QSS).

Source: 2021 Service Annual Survey (SAS) and administrative data.

Source: 2020 Annual Business Survey (ABS) Program.

  • NAICS 623, Nursing and Residential Care Facilities 
  • NAICS 6231, Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
  • NAICS 6232, Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
  • NAICS 6233, Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
  • NAICS 6239, Other Residential Care Facilities

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Page Last Revised - March 6, 2023
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