The demand for skilled healthcare managers is expected to increase by 22% by 2018.* This growth will be significantly faster than the national average for all occupations. The demand in employment will be due to advancements in healthcare technology, the broadening of healthcare services, and a rising elderly population.†
According to Glassdoor.com, Indeed.com, and Salary.com, the salary range for a nurse manager is from $72,000 to $115,000 and can go higher based on experience.
If you have the right experience and training, Walden’s MSN program with a specialization in Leadership and Management can help position you for roles such as:
- Chief Nursing Officer
- Director of Nursing
- Head Nurse
- Nurse Administrator
- Nurse Manager Nursing Policy Manager
- Manager of Health Policy Risk Manager
Learn more about top industry sectors, most in-demand job skills and top job titles for MSN grads.
Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, Medical and Health Services Managers, on the Internet at www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm (viewed online August 9, 2013). National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.
†Health Career Web, Nursing Management Jobs, on the Internet at www.healthcareerweb.com/nursing/Nursing_management_jobs (viewed online August 9, 2013). National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.