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More than half of Generation X and nearly 80% of millennial nurses plan to pursue education and training to boost salary potential, according to Nurse.com’s salary report.
The survey reflects responses from 4,520 RNs from all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Salary is the most important aspect of job satisfaction, according to 72% of all nurses surveyed.
Younger nurses’ emphasis on education and training comes as no surprise, said Connie Zak, DNP, MBA, FNP-BC, associate dean for online programs at the school of nursing at Purdue University Global.