RN employment to increase 16% by 2024 — 4 things to know

The job outlook for registered nurses may fare well over the next eight years, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data.

Here are four things to know:

1. Employment for RNs is expected to increase 16 percent from 2014 to 2024.

2. In 2014, there were nearly 2.71 million RNs spanning the United States.

3. By 2024, this figure is expected to reach almost 3.19 million RNs.

4. Outpatient centers may pose as promising employment opportunities for RNs.

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