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Registered Nurse is Largest Occupation with an Above Average Wage $69,790

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The occupations with the largest employment in May 2014 were retail salespersons and cashiers, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. These two occupations combined made up nearly 6 percent of total U.S. employment, with employment levels of 4.6 million and 3.4 million, respectively. Of the 10 largest occupations, only registered nurses, with an annual mean wage of $69,790, had an average wage above the U.S. all occupations mean of $47,230. The highest paying occupations overall included several physician and dentist occupations, chief executives, nurse anesthetists, and petroleum engineers. National employment and wage information for all occupations is shown in table 1.

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2015 Nurse Practitioner Ranks Doubled Over Past Decade

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The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) today released data showing that the number of nurse practitioners licensed in the United States has nearly doubled over the past ten years, rising from approximately 106,000 in 2004 to 205,000 as of December 31, 2014. AANP also showed that more than 15,000 men and women graduated from nurse practitioner programs during the 2012-2013 academic year.

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