Nurse

Molly Hedrick

Description of Occupation:

Nursing is a profession within the health care sector focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may attain, maintain, or recover optimal health and quality of life.

Certifications Necessary to Practice:

Must earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree and you must pass the NCLEX exam.

Daily Activities:

Average Income: $62,378 - $79,360

Skills needed to become a nurse:

Compassion, critical thinking, good communication, strong ethics, and attention to detail.

Where to Work?

Nurses often work in hospitals, nursing homes, medical offices, emergency care centers, community health centers, and schools.

Job Outlook:

The estimated job growth for nursing in 2016 is 16%, while the average job outlook lies at a 7% growth.