Department of Labor Estimates Requirement for over 700,000 Registered Nurses This Decade

With increasing competition for various jobs in the country, the medical field on the contrary is seeing a shortage of staff including the high requirement of registered nurses. Department of Labor has estimated that in 2010-2020 the number of nursing jobs will increase by 26%, which is over 700,000 vacancies. However it is not only the number of openings for nurses but also the high pay they are getting, that is making registered nurse or certified nursing assistant a lucrative career.