In Florida, the average salary of a registered nurse can range between $60,000 per year to $65,000 depending on the years of experience. According to PayScale, an entry-level certified nursing assistant (CAN) with less than five years experience earns an average of $60,000, while an experienced CNA with ten years experience earns an average of $65,000 and one with over 20 years earn an average of $65,000, including bonus, tips, and overtime.
With the shortage in nurses and the increase in patients with chronic conditions, there’s a high demand for certified nurses in the medical field; so much that it is estimated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics United States that by 2026 there will be up to 15% growth in job opportunities for nursing assistant. With this tremendous growth potential, the salary for nursing assistants is likely to increase as well.
Registered nurses job includes monitoring, recording and reporting symptoms or changes in patient’s conditions. … A registered nurse also, perform diagnostic tests, supervise less skilled licensed or certified nurses, prepare patients for examination and treatment.