Registered Nurse (RN)

We asked 12,797 job seekers about their Registered Nurse (RN). This is what they told us:
  • 52% of job seekers said "help my career progression" was the biggest reason for earning their Registered Nurse (RN)
  • 89% said earning their Registered Nurse (RN) helped them make more money
  • 93% said earning their Registered Nurse (RN) helped them get a job
  • 97% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Registered Nurse (RN)

What are people saying about getting a Registered Nurse (RN)?

Did this certification help you make more money?

89%

Did this certification help you make more money?

89% said earning their Registered Nurse (RN) helped them make more money.Based on 12,788 responses

Did this certification help you get a job?

93%

Did this certification help you get a job?

93% said earning their Registered Nurse (RN) helped them get a job.Based on 12,790 responses

Would you recommend this certification?

97%

Would you recommend this certification?

97% said they would recommend a family member of friend to earn their Registered Nurse (RN).Based on 12,789 responses

Why did you decide to earn your Registered Nurse (RN)?

Based on 12,797 responses
Required for my current job
38%
Make more money
17%
Changing careers
26%
Get an edge over other candidates
6%
Help my career progression
52%
Other
14%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 10,126 responses
Registered NurseView jobs
79%
Charge NurseView jobs
2%
2%
Registered Nurse Case ManagerView jobs
1%
Nursing SupervisorView jobs
1%
Other job titles: 351

What do people wish they knew before earning their Registered Nurse (RN)?

8,581 people answered
Wish I wouldn't have narrowed my scope of practice.
May 2, 2021
I wish I would’ve expanded my options more.
Apr 30, 2021
I wish I was more informed of the real skills in nursing whereas in school you just don’t get the experience you need
Apr 30, 2021
I wish I had learned of nurse extern jobs, graduate nurse jobs and other options between graduation and obtaining my license
Apr 30, 2021
Hard to work full time and earn this degree
Apr 30, 2021
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What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Registered Nurse (RN)?

9,405 people answered
There is many different jobs you can obtain being a registered nurse.
May 2, 2021
Go on to get your master's right away.
May 2, 2021
Take a test preparation class before exam
May 1, 2021
this license requires long hours of studying and determination
Apr 30, 2021
Nursing is an amazing career. Some days are harder than others but everyday you can walk away with the feeling you made a patient’s day. It’s very rewarding in more ways than just making more money. It’s a very humbling job and you need to have your heart in it or it’s just not for you.
Apr 30, 2021
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