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United States Employment Percent
Change
Projected
Annual Job
Openings
 *
2019 2029
Registered Nurses 3,096,700  3,318,700  +7%   175,900 
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 721,700  787,400  +9%   58,400 
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A


Massachusetts Employment Percent
Change
Projected
Annual Job
Openings
 *
2018 2028
Registered Nurses 89,590  96,940  +8%   5,720 
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 18,250  18,670  +2%   1,450 
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses N/A N/A N/A N/A
* Projected Annual Job Openings refers to the average annual job openings due to growth and net replacement.

National Data Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections
State Data Source: Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development

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