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Chip Rogers

Almost $30 an Hour with Thousands of Unfilled Jobs

By Chip Rogers Posted July 1, 2013 2:22pm (EDT)
Qualified Nurses are in High Demand Across Georgia

Qualified Nurses are in High Demand Across Georgia


Recent news reports have highlighted the dangerous shortage of nurses in Georgia and how the number of open nursing positions will continue to increase as baby boomers retire.

For those looking to start a career in nursing, re-enter the nursing profession, or just looking for a career change, nursing may be right career path.

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Georgia has one of the highest mean hourly wages in the region at $29.00.

Georgia also offers a wide range of career opportunities for those looking to enter into the nursing profession. There are approximately 60 different schools that offer nursing degrees, ranging from LPN to LVN diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees and graduate degrees.

For more information on different nursing programs and schools click HERE

For job opportunities in the nursing profession click Wellstar, NursingJobs.com, or Indeed

 

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