Looking for a hands-on STEM career where you can help people and interact with a team every day? Registered nurses (RN) are needed in Nevada and the median wage in the Silver State is $81,000 with top earners making $108,000. RNs assess patient health, develop care plans, administer to the ill, and advise patients on health maintenance.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
This following graph displays the lower, median and upper income potential of the job.
- Lower Income Salary $60k
- Median Income Salary$81k
- Upper Income Salary $108k
Employment Projections for this Job
High school courses
Below A rigorous high school STEM education - versus the minimum required for graduation - prepares students to come up with creative solutions to tough problems, better preparing them for college and new careers.
Recommended years of math:0 1
Recommended years of science:0 1
Degree Levels Offered
- Advanced Family Nurse Practitioner CERTG
- Nursing LPN TO RN Bridge AAS
- Nursing (RN/BSN)
- Nursing AAS
- Nursing BS
- Nursing DNP
- Nursing PHD
- Nursing AGS
- Doctor of Nursing Practice
- Nursing (RN-BSN)
- Nursing AS
- Nursing BSN
- Nursing MSN
- Nursing Practice DNP
- Pediatric Nurse Practioner CERTG
Links to Schools and Programs
Paying for school
Education by degree The following are the total graduates from all the Nevada System of Higher Education institutions in 2014-2015 school year.
Doctoral Degree (academic)