Registered Nurses and Registered Psychiatric Nurses

NOC#: 31301

Number employed in the occupation:


Gender of people employed in the occupation:

# of Women: 915


# of Men: 105


Age of people working in the occupation:

Age 15 to 29: 245

Age 30 to 54: 565

Age 55 to 64: 215

Age 65 and older: 65

Highest Education level of people working in the occupation:

No certificate, diploma or degree: 0

Secondary school diploma: 10

Apprenticeship or trades certificate: 0

College certificate or diploma: 495

University diploma or degree: 510

Median Incomes of people working in the occupation (2022)

Median income for an entry-level employee: $27.28

Median income for all employees in the occupation: $38.91

Median income for an experienced employee: $49.70

Annual online job postings in 2023 for this occupation:

42 online job postings

Average advertised hourly wage: $63.00/hour

Industries that employ most people working in the occupation:

62 Health Care and Social Assistance 990 (97.1%)
54 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 15 (1.5%)
91 Public Administration 10 (1.0%)

Employment outlook:

Very good

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.