Nursing Compensation 2022 (Becker’s)Harlee Medical
As the workforce becomes older and more nurses are retiring, about 203,000 new nurses will be needed every year through 2031 to fill the gap, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Since the start of the pandemic, nursing compensation has increased, with the mean annual wage for registered nurses at $82,750 as of May 2021.
The following statistics provide a view of nursing compensation.
Note: Several data sources were used to compile this report.