Report: RNs, NPs Rank Among Best Occupations
Nurse practitioners ranked fourth and RNs sixth on U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of the best jobs. Employment opportunity, salary, work-life balance and job security were among the factors in the rankings. NPs and RNs were second and third, respectively, among healthcare jobs. Dentists were first, and were No. 3 overall behind software developers and computer systems analysts.