Top 5 Highest Paying Countries for Nursing Jobs

It is a truth well known through all the world that health is as important as wealth, no wonder many people are dare to spend a large amount of money to ensure their healthy. This situation makes medical workers are much more needed, in fact there are several countries which are willing to pay their medical workers with better salary above any other countries in order to ensure their citizens get the best health care system. Below are top 5 highest paying countries for nursing jobs.

1. Australia

If you are looking for an exotic place to work as a nurse or healthcare, Australia can be your best choice. It does not only satisfy you with good scenery and tropical animals but also gives a good living to their health workers. As on March 2016, the average annual salary earned by a registered nurse in Australia is AU$55,016 or Dh148,223. There are two independent processes that you must complete to practice as a registered nurse in Australia. One is to be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) and the other is to get a visa. Moreover, if you already a nurse and wish to move to Australia, you better assess whether your educational qualifications are equivalent to corresponding Australian qualifications. Those processes will increase your probability in getting a job in Australia.

2. Canada

Different from Australia, being a nurse in Canada will require you to pass the national exam for practicing as a nurse. You may also need to register yourself with the board of nursing in the province where you plan to work. It may require more efforts but it is guarantee that you will earn a good salary in this country. As of March 2016, the average annual salary for a registered nurse in Canada is C$57,991 or Dh 164,239.

3. Norway

Norway, a country that is ranked as the most prosperous countries in 2014 also pays a good attention on their medical workers well off which is not much different from US, a healthcare worker in Norway will be paid in NOK44,900 (Dh20,040) which is approximately Dh240,393 per year.

4. United States of America

United States is also one of the countries that give a good credit for medical workers. To be a registered nurse in US, one should have a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing or at least a diploma from a nationally approved nursing program. However, if you are a foreign nurse who would like to apply a healthcare job in America, you are required to have a full and unrestricted license to practice professional nursing in the state of unintended employment, it may sound burdensome for completing the requirement but in the end it is all worth it, since this country will pay you very well. As of May 2016, the average annual salary for a registered nurse in the US approximately US$67,490 or Dh247,890.

5. United Kingdom

United Kingdom has been the best when it comes to salary for healthcare workers. In fact, nurses fall in band 5 or above depending on experience and qualifications. So, the salary expectations will be ranging from Dh116, 163 to Dh527,223. But, you need to remember to register as a nurse with the regulatory agency in UK, Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) when you are trained outside the European Union or European Economic Area.


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