Nursing Shortage Anticipated in SC by 2030
According to a new report from Registered Nursing.org, South Carolina will be one of the top states who will be experiencing nursing shortage in the United States by 2030. Specifically, SC is at the 4th spot, next to California, Texas, and New Jersey. This report is based on data from the National Center for Health Workforce Analysis.
One of the key reasons for this nursing shortage is pay. The average nursing pay in South Carolina is $10,000 less than the national average. So instead of staying in the state, RNs tend to leave for other higher paying states in the country. The demand for nurses is expected to boom in the coming years. Thus, SC is keen on attracting RNs from other minorities in order to reflect the different demographics in SC.
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