ADVANCE Salary Survey 2007

  1. advance salary survey 2007

    a few interesting findings:
    • the majority of respondents, 35 percent, are relatively new grads (1-5 years of experience). more than 16 percent have 6-10 years of experience; just over 13 percent have 11-15 years under their belts.
    • nearly 11 percent have been employed for 16-20 years, and close to 9 percent have been providing nursing care for 21-25 years.
    • in our 2005 survey, 22 percent of respondents stated that they were required to work overtime. in our new survey, that figure increased to 36 percent.
    • nearly 43 percent of respondents have bachelor’s degrees, up from 35 percent in 2005.
    • approximately 65 percent are not certified in the specialty area in which they practice; 35 percent are.
    • the majority of respondents, 54.5 percent, work in a hospital/acute care setting. nearly 10 percent are employed at a setting they classified as “other;” 5.9 percent work in long-term care.


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    after 25+ yrs as rn, my salary as manger is closer to de than pa thankfully... maybe need to consider driving over the bridge to nj...
    Last edit by NRSKarenRN on Nov 12, '07
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  3. by   NRSKarenRN
    Compared to Southern California, however I'm $20,000 behind....

    but a 3-4 bedroom homes in great school district in PA about $300,000 compared to $850,000 there.


    Southern California:





    2008 Salary survey to be out in Feb 08 per magazine.
    Last edit by NRSKarenRN on Nov 12, '07
  4. by   Tweety
    Interesting Stuff Karen.

    I seem to be doing well for Florida and my number of years experience.

    What's interesting is that in Florida Unionized hospitals have the lowest average salaries, with not-for-profits having the best salaries compared to unionized and for-profit hospitals.
  5. by   oneLoneNurse
    Hmmnn, I live and work in Philadelphia, and make between $75,000 and $80,000 per annum for my 36 hours per week. I have over 23 years experience so am at the top of the ladder. Our university hospital offers great benefits.

    The survey states $63,000 for my years of experience in nursing in PA. I guess the rest of PA must be swaying the average.

    Alot of my fellow nurses work someplace else so that some of them are making $125,000 to $150,000. I have chosen to concentrate on furthering my education rather than make alot of money. My belief is that the longer I live the more money I can make, but working myself to death won't accomplish much.
  6. by   apatientsdream
    i AM CONCERNED BECAUSE I have a huge amount of student loans to pay back...any advice??

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