Yahoo news reports that Nursing is the biggest big city job. Metropolitan nursing staff have their choice of location for work. Travel nurses can go anywhere in the world, and private nurses have no cap on their salary and bonuses.
Big City Job #1 – Registered Nurse
In California metro area San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, registered nurses (RNs) make up 1.5 percent of the total workforce with more than 15,000 employed.
Job Growth: Registered nurses are very much in demand. Some 581,500 new RN jobs will be created between 2008 and 2018 across the country.*
Salary: The San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City metropolitan area has the third-highest average annual salary for registered nurses at $98,900.**