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10 Best Nursing Careers Based on Salary and Demand

8. Head Nurse ER

As a head nurse in the emergency room, competence is the word that best describes this position. You need to keep your staff prepared mentally, educationally, and emotionally to respond to the unknown. Be an expert in physiology and anatomy to keep your ER functioning successfully and efficiently. You need at least five years of experience and the necessary skills to keep your staff motivated. This career also links to other services including chaplaincy, psychologist, and funeral services. Median salary is $92,500.