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Data in this report are from the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics:

Current employment data are from the Occupational Employment Statistics, May 2018.

State employment projections are from Projections Central, Long-term Projections 2016-26, and each state's Labor Market Information office.

National employment projections are from the Employment Projections, 2016-26.

Employment concentration data are from the Occupational Employment Statistics, May 2018.

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Projected Employment for Registered Nurses in UNITED STATES

National Employment Percent
Change
Projected
Annual
Job
Openings*
2018 2028
United States 3,059,800 3,431,300 12% 210,400
State Employment Percent
Change
Projected
Annual
Job
Openings*
2016 2026
California 282,000 327,800 +16% 19,940
Texas 210,780 261,610 +24% 16,980
New York 198,400 238,340 +20% 14,990
Florida 185,360 225,070 +21% 14,310
Pennsylvania 141,420 160,360 +13% 9,490
Ohio 129,950 148,360 +14% 8,850
Illinois 125,050 144,160 +15% 8,690
North Carolina 100,830 116,650 +16% 7,060
Michigan 98,810 112,180 +14% 6,650
New Jersey 86,980 97,720 +12% 5,730
Arizona 57,060 78,370 +37% 5,540
Massachusetts 82,950 93,590 +13% 5,510
Georgia 73,840 87,350 +18% 5,410
Missouri 73,780 85,450 +16% 5,180
Colorado 49,100 66,640 +36% 4,720
Indiana 64,940 75,640 +17% 4,610
Washington 58,080 70,130 +21% 4,460
Virginia 64,790 74,130 +14% 4,430
Tennessee 58,250 69,280 +19% 4,320
Minnesota 65,410 72,670 +11% 4,200
Wisconsin 57,130 61,780 +8% 3,460
Maryland 51,780 57,700 +11% 3,330
Alabama 49,210 55,560 +13% 3,270
South Carolina 42,550 50,450 +19% 3,130
Kentucky 46,270 51,890 +12% 3,040
Louisiana 44,620 50,700 +14% 3,010
Oregon 36,840 43,030 +17% 2,630
Iowa 33,230 38,000 +14% 2,270
Connecticut 34,380 37,540 +9% 2,130
Utah 21,890 29,780 +36% 2,090
Oklahoma 32,860 36,170 +10% 2,070
Kansas 29,670 32,650 +10% 1,870
Mississippi 29,510 32,470 +10% 1,860
Arkansas 24,540 28,400 +16% 1,720
Nebraska 24,670 27,530 +12% 1,600
West Virginia 22,170 25,110 +13% 1,490
Nevada 16,660 20,000 +20% 1,260
New Mexico 17,740 20,020 +13% 1,180
Idaho 13,180 17,050 +29% 1,150
Puerto Rico 17,640 18,250 +4% 970
Maine 14,680 16,310 +11% 940
New Hampshire 13,390 15,250 +14% 910
South Dakota 12,330 14,050 +14% 840
Hawaii 11,550 13,090 +13% 770
Montana 10,330 12,240 +19% 760
Delaware 11,150 12,740 +14% 760
Rhode Island 12,570 13,430 +7% 740
District of Columbia 10,820 12,090 +12% 700
North Dakota 8,840 10,590 +20% 660
Alaska 5,480 6,620 +21% 420
Vermont 5,980 6,760 +13% 400
Wyoming 4,980 5,840 +17% 360
Virgin Islands 220 220 +2% 10
American Samoa No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
Northern Mariana Islands No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
Guam No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available

*Projected Annual Job Openings refers to the average annual job openings due to growth and net replacement.