Nursing is one of the most diverse and rewarding fields in the healthcare industry. Current projected job growth is strong, with nursing shortages being high. Statistics show that California, Texas and Florida have the highest numbers of vacancies, each with over 100,000.
The illustration below from Maryville University Online touches on the career of LPNs, RNs, nurse practitioners, nurse anesthetists and nurse midwives. It takes an in-depth look at things like education, licensing, job growth and salary ranges among all the possible nursing paths.