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Where is the most lucrative place in the US for an RN? #igotstudentloans

My husband and I are thinking about relocating in a few years. #nursing #registered-nurses #student-debt #debt #healthcare #hospital-and-health-care

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Alexandra’s Answer

Hi Kristen, you can check out this salary guide by state:


But bear in mind that the cost of living is also a factor. So, a nurse in New York may get paid more than a nurse in Oklahoma, but she is paying a lot more in rent or mortgage per month in New York than she would in Oklahoma. There may also be other significant costs that pile up on a month by month basis such as commuting costs and the time it gets to get to work, state taxes, utilities. Consider both the salary and the costs before making a decision.

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Carla’s Answer

Hi Kristen. There are plenty of resources for both salaries and costs of living for each state here are a few:




I have also been told that travel nursing is big bucks!