the pay for nurses - page 3

why is the pay for nurses not so great..Nurses have to go through a lot of studying and training to be able to perform the type of job duties out there but they try to compare nurses to... Read More

  1. by   vaughanmk
    I'm going to be a new grad this May. The area hospital that I've been looking at start me at $15.00 an hour. And that's with my BSN. I find that to be a waste of my time. Especially since I'm entering a specialty area.
  2. by   Ortho_RN
    You also need to look at the fact that yes, teachers may get two months off.. But how many of them can afford NOT to work another job.. Most teachers I know end up working some crap job for $6-7/hr because the teacher salary doesn't carry them through the summer...

    I think both jobs are equally hard and stressful and deserve to be compensated... Nurses get paid pretty good around here, so I can't argue about that...