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What could be a better place to start nursing career than Massachusetts. It is a great place to live and have a successful career. Massachusetts pays the highest salaries to nurses in United States. The median salary paid to nurses in the state is about $81,780 per year and the median hourly wages range about 39 dollars. There are numerous job opportunities for qualified nurses in the state. Nurses can work in various settings like the hospitals, doctor and physicians’ offices, healthcare facilities, nursing homes, nursing agencies and old age health care centres. Most of the jobs for nurses are concentrated around more populous areas around the main cities and their surrounding suburbs like Cambridge, Lowell, Springfield, Worcester and Boston metro area.


There has been a great job loss in the state during recession but the health care industry didn’t take the fall and has continued to employ more people as the demand for qualified nurses has increased marginally over the years. Massachusetts also has some of the most beautiful beaches in United States. Those living in Massachusetts can not only enjoy a good earning career but can also have great time while living here. The beautiful mountains are perfect for skiing and rock climbing.


Some of the most renowned and high paying employers of Massachusetts include the Dana-Farber Cancer institute, Children’s hospital Boston, McLean Hospital, UMass Memorial Health Care, Berkshire Health System, Faulkner Hospital Birmingham and Partners healthcare. For individuals who are interested in becoming nurses in Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Nursing Board is the most credible place to get all information related to the requirements regarding the licensing for working as a nurse in the state. Professional organisation named the Massachusetts Nursing Association helps in keeping the nurses connected with each other and also in providing updated information related to nursing through their website.


  • Registered Nurses: 87,040

  • LPN / LVN Employment: 17,640

  • Hourly Wage: $41.74

  • Hourly Wage: $24.39

  • Yearly Wage: $86,810

  • Yearly Wage: $50,740

massachusetts Nursing News

Sep 15, 2014

  Worcester, Massachusetts: Student Kasia Dodman from Graduate School of Nursing (GSN), specialized in cancer care is ready to make a difference in the medical world. She is all set to go and take care of the patients as a nurse practitioner. She is pinned in the Graduate Entry Pathway ceremony at the University of Read more…

Jul 16, 2014

  The use of mobile devices has increased in all kinds of industries. Yeah, I’m talking about that medical center in Boston where doctors keep iPads in their coat pockets instead of stethoscopes.   The clinicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center use devices like iPads, smart phones, and tablets as well as wear Google Read more…

Jul 16, 2013

The Middlesex County town Tewksbury in Massachusetts, United States, has a nursing home in Wakefield, known as Kirkwood House. Recently, a former director has been charged for allegedly stealing $16,000 from one of the residents.   Laura Siano, 62, is the former director, against whom a charge of Larceny has been submitted in Malden District Read more…