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Most nurses rank salary as the number one aspect of job satisfaction. Yet 31% of nurses never negotiate their salaries when they start new positions, according to the Nurse.com Nursing Salary Research Report.
More than 4,500 registered nurses from all 50 states, working in a wide range of settings, responded to online survey questions last summer. The data reveals 72% of nurses indicated salary was most important, followed by 15% who ranked benefits first for job satisfaction. Small percentages of nurses said advancement opportunities, regular merit increases, tuition reimbursement and overtime opportunities were what they looked for most in a job.