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Nursing Jobs in New York (Outlook)

What better state then New York to obtain a job as a nurse. Known for it’s popular nightlife and being the financial capital of the world, it has an increasing demand for both nurses and comes with a high paying salary.

There are over 100 nursing schools in New York to choose from, but we recommend you check out one of our top 5 nursing programs that we recommend below.

Quick New York Nursing Facts

  • The nursing shortage is expected to rise by more than 23% by the year 2020
  • The state currently employs over over 300,000 nurses
  • There are currently 106 state accredited nursing programs in New York
  • Salaries for nurses in New York are higher than the national average

New York Nursing Statistics

Approximate Number of Registered Nurses: 176,180
Hourly Average Wage: $36.26
Yearly Average Wage: $75,370

Approximate Number of LPN/LVN: 47,950
Hourly Average Wage: $21.07
Yearly Average Wage: $43,820

Top Nursing Employers in New York

  1. The Mount Sinai Medical Center
  2. Buffalo General Hospital
  3. Erie County Medical Center
  4. Montefiore Medical Center – Moses Division Hospital
  5. New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

New York State References:

State Nursing Board: New York Board of Nursing
State Nurses Association: New York State Nurses Association
State Hospital Association: Healthcare Association of New York State