Top 5-paying states for nursing professionals, physician assistants

In recent months, Becker's has compiled average annual salary information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for healthcare professions, including registered nurses, physician assistants, certified registered nurse anesthetists, and licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.

5 states where RNs earn the most:

1. California: $106,950
2. Hawaii: $98,080
3. Massachusetts: $92,140
4. Oregon: $91,080
5. Alaska: $89,310

5 states where PAs earn the most:

1. Connecticut: $125,610
2. Washington: $123,980
3. Alaska: $122,260
4. Hawaii: $121,120
5. California: $117,230

5 states where CRNAs earn the most:

1. Montana: $246,370
2. California: $212,210
3. Iowa: $209,130
4. Oregon: $205,730
5. Wisconsin: $204,820

5 states where licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make the most:

1. Rhode Island: $59,130
2. Massachusetts: $58,990
3. Alaska: $58,250
4. Nevada: $57,140
5. Connecticut: $56,970

For more information on RN pay, click here.

For more information on CRNA pay, click here.

For more information on PA pay, click here.

For more information on pay for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses, click here.  

 

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