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More Male Nurses, But Wage Disparity Persists
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Men represent less than 10% of the nurse workforce in the United States, a U.S. Census Bureau report shows. Their numbers are steadily increasing and they now make significantly more money on average than their female colleagues. The report, Men in Nursing Occupations, uses data gleaned in the 2011 American Community Survey which found that 9.6% of the nation’s registered nurses were men, up from 2.7% in 1970.