Monday, January 24, 2022

Registered Nurse Pay in the Great Lakes Region

The latest occupational employment data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicated that there were over 2,986,000 registered nurses (RNs) employed in the country as of May 2020.  Over 484,000 of those RN jobs were in the five Great Lakes states.  BLS data revealed the Great Lakes region as a weak one for registered nurse pay, as no state in the region had an RN annual mean wage level that topped the national average. A closer look at BLS data from May 2020 reveals the following details about registered nurse pay in the Great Lakes region:

Registered Nurse Pay in the Great Lakes Region

Registered Nurse Pay in the Great Lakes Region
State # Employed Annual Mean Wages Wage Rank*
IL 127,450 $74,560 21st
IN 66,460 $67,490 39th
MI 97,820 $73,980 25th
OH 129,090 $69,750 33rd
WI 63,630 $74,760 20th
U.S. 2,986,500 $80,010 -------

(*) annual mean wage ranking among the 50 states and the District of Columbia

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics OES. Data extracted on May 5, 2021

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