Finding a Job as a Nursing School Graduate

Navigating the job market as a nursing school graduate requires proactive planning, even in a growing field that offers great career prospects at every education level. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 12% nursing job growth rate through 2028. In 2019, registered nurses earned a median annual salary of $73,300, with the top 10% making more than $111,220.

In this guide, our experts provide advice on networking during clinical rotations and making the most of your college’s career resources. Keep reading to learn how you can stand out to employers and secure entry-level nursing jobs in your specialty immediately after graduation.

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