As of 2011, according to the Wall Street Journal, male nurses make on average a yearly salary of $60,700. That amount is about 16 percent more than what female nurses made in the same year. This figure depends on location and experience.Continue Reading
While nursing is primarily thought of as a field dominated by females, there are more men choosing the occupation. As of 2011, men made up nearly 10 percent of all registered nurses. That figure shows a steady increase, up a bit from 8 percent in the year 2000, and even more from only 3 percent in 1970.
There are nursing specialties, which may pay a higher salary than a general registered nurse. Some examples include: