NumberÂ ofÂ NursesÂ inÂ the US
How many nurses are there in the US?
The Bureau of Labor Statistics presents an estimate of about 2.6 million registered nurses in the US. South Dakota, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Rhode Island and Delaware have the highest concentration of nurses in the country. The mean hourly wage for registered nurses is US$ 31.99, and the mean annual wage corresponds to US$ 66,530.