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Rochester, MN is the Best City for Registered Nurses




(MENAFN - PRLog) Today, AdvisorSmith, a leading information resource for small businesses, released a study ranking 375 U.S. cities based on their attractiveness for Registered Nurses.

The study considered the following data:
• Average salaries for registered nurses
• Availability of nursing jobs in each city
• Cost of living

Key Findings

• The #1 city for registered nurses was Rochester, Minnesota, which is home to the world-renowned Mayo Clinic, a nonprofit academic medical center.
• The top cities in the report hosted regional medical centers that employed many nurses. These medical centers offered substantial career opportunities for registered nurses and also benefited from a combination of high salaries or low costs of living.
• The top large cities for Registered Nurses were Modesto, CA, McAllen, TX, and Augusta, GA. The top midsize cities were Rochester, MN, Flint, MI, and Redding, CA. The top small cities were Bay City, MI, Bloomsburg, PA, and Lima, OH.

Top 50 Cities for Registered Nurses

Rochester, MN
Rank: 1
Annual Wage: $77920
Cost of Living: 101
Location Quotient: 3.26

Flint, MI
Rank: 2
Annual Wage: $74990
Cost of Living: 82
Location Quotient: 1.53

Bay City, MI
Rank: 3
Annual Wage: $75160
Cost of Living: 82
Location Quotient: 1.26

Redding, CA
Rank: 4
Annual Wage: $96220
Cost of Living: 106
Location Quotient: 1.3

Modesto, CA
Rank: 5
Annual Wage: $106460
Cost of Living: 116
Location Quotient: 1.12

McAllen, TX
Rank: 6
Annual Wage: $70520
Cost of Living: 77
Location Quotient: 1.06

Bloomsburg, PA
Rank: 7
Annual Wage: $58780
Cost of Living: 90
Location Quotient: 3.56

Corpus Christi, TX
Rank: 8
Annual Wage: $78470
Cost of Living: 86
Location Quotient: 1
Lima, OH
Rank: 9
Annual Wage: $69340
Cost of Living: 85
Location Quotient: 1.85

Pueblo, CO
Rank: 10
Annual Wage: $69050
Cost of Living: 85
Location Quotient: 1.78

Saginaw, MI
Rank: 11
Annual Wage: $65500
Cost of Living: 79
Location Quotient: 1.6

Sherman, TX
Rank: 12
Annual Wage: $64130
Cost of Living: 83
Location Quotient: 2.03

Augusta, GA
Rank: 13
Annual Wage: $68150
Cost of Living: 83
Location Quotient: 1.55

Vallejo, CA
Rank: 14
Annual Wage: $119830
Cost of Living: 139
Location Quotient: 1.14

Battle Creek, MI
Rank: 15
Annual Wage: $68230
Cost of Living: 83
Location Quotient: 1.49

Kankakee, IL
Rank: 16
Annual Wage: $70290
Cost of Living: 88
Location Quotient: 1.66

Sacramento, CA
Rank: 17
Annual Wage: $116170
Cost of Living: 133
Location Quotient: 0.93

Greenville, NC
Rank: 18
Annual Wage: $61060
Cost of Living: 89
Location Quotient: 2.73

Morgantown, WV
Rank: 19
Annual Wage: $64730
Cost of Living: 89
Location Quotient: 2.32

Beaumont, TX
Rank: 20
Annual Wage: $70600
Cost of Living: 82
Location Quotient: 1.02

Wichita Falls, TX
Rank: 21
Annual Wage: $64920
Cost of Living: 77
Location Quotient: 1.19

Danville, IL
Rank: 22
Annual Wage: $65770
Cost of Living: 79
Location Quotient: 1.26

Dayton, OH
Rank: 23
Annual Wage: $67150
Cost of Living: 84
Location Quotient: 1.54

La Crosse, WI
Rank: 24
Annual Wage: $70550
Cost of Living: 91
Location Quotient: 1.77

Buffalo, NY
Rank: 25
Annual Wage: $73250
Cost of Living: 86
Location Quotient: 1.03

Killeen, TX
Rank: 26
Annual Wage: $65570
Cost of Living: 82
Location Quotient: 1.52

Vineland, NJ
Rank: 27
Annual Wage: $79060
Cost of Living: 97
Location Quotient: 1.33

Hanford, CA
Rank: 28
Annual Wage: $83140
Cost of Living: 99
Location Quotient: 1.09

Carbondale, IL
Rank: 29
Annual Wage: $64450
Cost of Living: 84
Location Quotient: 1.77

Huntington, WV
Rank: 30
Annual Wage: $61290
Cost of Living: 82
Location Quotient: 1.9

Lubbock, TX
Rank: 31
Annual Wage: $69010
Cost of Living: 86
Location Quotient: 1.35

Detroit, MI
Rank: 32
Annual Wage: $70810
Cost of Living: 89
Location Quotient: 1.38

Pittsfield, MA
Rank: 33
Annual Wage: $84260
Cost of Living: 108
Location Quotient: 1.52

Fresno, CA
Rank: 34
Annual Wage: $91010
Cost of Living: 109
Location Quotient: 0.99

Bangor, ME
Rank: 35
Annual Wage: $72600
Cost of Living: 94
Location Quotient: 1.55

Muncie, IN
Rank: 36
Annual Wage: $61550
Cost of Living: 77
Location Quotient: 1.26

Gainesville, FL
Rank: 37
Annual Wage: $67430
Cost of Living: 94
Location Quotient: 2.04

El Paso, TX
Rank: 38
Annual Wage: $69120
Cost of Living: 83
Location Quotient: 0.92

Lansing, MI
Rank: 39
Annual Wage: $74360
Cost of Living: 90
Location Quotient: 0.93

Decatur, IL
Rank: 40
Annual Wage: $61880
Cost of Living: 77
Location Quotient: 1.13

Philadelphia, PA
Rank: 41
Annual Wage: $82270
Cost of Living: 111
Location Quotient: 1.68

Winston-Salem, NC
Rank: 42
Annual Wage: $62390
Cost of Living: 86
Location Quotient: 1.83

Cumberland, MD
Rank: 43
Annual Wage: $63400
Cost of Living: 85
Location Quotient: 1.62

Eugene, OR
Rank: 44
Annual Wage: $88190
Cost of Living: 108
Location Quotient: 0.93

Watertown, NY
Rank: 45
Annual Wage: $73170
Cost of Living: 91
Location Quotient: 1.05

Detroit, MI
Rank: 46
Annual Wage: $71630
Cost of Living: 89
Location Quotient: 1.03

Carson City, NV
Rank: 47
Annual Wage: $82760
Cost of Living: 108
Location Quotient: 1.4

Rockford, IL
Rank: 48
Annual Wage: $65550
Cost of Living: 84
Location Quotient: 1.26

St. Cloud, MN
Rank: 49
Annual Wage: $77030
Cost of Living: 99
Location Quotient: 1.28

Amarillo, TX
Rank: 50
Annual Wage: $64810
Cost of Living: 84
Location Quotient: 1.31

To view the original report, visit: https://advisorsmith.com/data/best-cities-for-nurses

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