What type of lifestyle do registered nurses have?

I am looking in to come college programs and I've always been interseted in the health care field. I'd like to be a registered nurse for a hospital. What sort of lifestyle could I expect. What the avrage salary of a registered nurse. Is it better to work in a hospital or dr office. I am independent, hard working, and enjoys a challange. Anything would be great. I'd like some answers from real people and not the reps at the colleges in my area.

Asked By: karkee07 - 5/28/2008
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Hospitals will pay more than doctor's offices or clinics or nursing homes. Some hospitals offer 12 hour shifts but they are not required. Hospitals in general can be a stressful environment, but there are areas which are more stressful than others, such as the ER, OR, ICU, labor & delivery, etc... More
Answered By: Jill - 5/28/2008
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hospitals can be very flexible because most need the help. 12 hour days are great and alot of hospitals offer them plus with 12 hour days you only have to work 3 days a week. as for pay it depends on where you live a smaller city $20 an hour for no experience and it will go up with experience. once you get a couple... More
Answered By: Ginger - 5/28/2008
Hello I am a Registered Nurse in New York State..nowhere near the city..a nice ivy league town. Lifestyle of a RN can be anything you want it to be. I prefer my life as it partner and myself..our two golden retrievers... Salary to start..52000
Answered By: nursey_n_ny - 5/28/2008
I work three days a week (12 hr. shifts) and I have the rest of the time to do what I want. It's great
Answered By: presley98us - 5/29/2008
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