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Career and Education Opportunities for Nurse Clinicians in Massachusetts

Massachusetts has a population of 6,593,587, which has grown by 3.85% over the past decade. Nicknamed the "Bay State," Massachusetts's capital and most populous city is Boston.

About 8,210 people are currently employed as nurse clinicians in Massachusetts. By 2016, this is expected to grow by 14% to 9,320 people employed. This is not quite as good as the nation as a whole, where employment opportunities for nurse clinicians are expected to grow by about 16.0%. In general, nurse clinicians plan, direct, or coordinate the daily patient care activities in a clinical practice.

Nurse clinicians earn about $45 hourly or $94,870 per year on average in Massachusetts and about $38 hourly or $80,240 annually on average nationally. Earnings for nurse clinicians are not quite as good as earnings in the general category of Medical in Massachusetts and not quite as good as general Medical category earnings nationally. People working as nurse clinicians can fill a number of jobs, such as: pediatric clinical nurse specialist, community health clinical nurse specialist, and cardiothoracic surgery clinical nurse specialist.

In 2008, there were a total of 4,251,139 jobs in Massachusetts. The average annual income was $50,897 in 2008, up from $49,644 the previous year. The unemployment rate in Massachusetts was 8.4% in 2009, which has grown by 3.1% since the previous year. Roughly 33.2% of Massachusetts residents have college degrees, which is higher than the national average.

The top industries in Massachusetts include wholesale electronic markets and brokers, portfolio management, and navigational, measuring, electromedical, and control instruments manufacturing. Notable tourist attractions include the Gardner Museum, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and the Boston History Center & Museum.

CITIES WITH Nurse Clinician OPPORTUNITIES IN Massachusetts


JOB DESCRIPTION: Nurse Clinician

In general, nurse clinicians plan, direct, or coordinate the daily patient care activities in a clinical practice. They also ensure adherence to established clinical policies, protocols, and standards.

Every day, nurse clinicians are expected to be able to read and understand documents and reports. They need to evaluate problems as they arise. It is also important that they listen to and understand others in meetings.

Similar jobs with educational opportunities in Massachusetts include:

  • Healthcare Manager. Plan, direct, or coordinate medicine and health services in hospitals, clinics, managed care organizations, public health agencies, or similar organizations.

LOCATION INFORMATION: Massachusetts

Massachusetts
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Massachusetts has a population of 6,593,587, which has grown by 3.85% in the last 10 years. Nicknamed the "Bay State," Massachusetts's capital and largest city is Boston. In 2008, there were a total of 4,251,139 jobs in Massachusetts. The average annual income was $50,897 in 2008, up from $49,644 in 2007. The unemployment rate in Massachusetts was 8.4% in 2009, which has grown by 3.1% since the previous year. About 33.2% of Massachusetts residents have college degrees, which is higher than the national average.

The top industries in Massachusetts include wholesale electronic markets and brokers, portfolio management, and navigational, measuring, electromedical, and control instruments manufacturing. Notable tourist destinations include the Boston Sparks Association, the Gibson House Museum, and the Boston Fire Museum.