Delaware, nicknamed The First State, as it was the first to sign the United States Constitution, offers many exceptional opportunities for nurses.

The top four cities by population in Delaware have median salaries for Registered Nurses as follows: Wilmington $71,925, Dover $67,549, Newark $71,925, and Bear $71,925.

Five of the top twenty-five private sector employers in Delaware are hospitals or medical centers. Christiana Hospital is ranked 1st with 7,000 employees, Wilmington Hospital is 3rd with 3,800, Milford Memorial is 6th at 3,000, Kent General Hospital is 18th with 1,500 and Beebe Medical Center is 22nd with 1,360.





Delaware Facts & Figures

  • 2012 Unemployment Rate: 6.8%
  • Unemployment Rank: 19 of 50
  • 2011 Per Capita Income: $41635
  • Per Capita Income Rank:  20 of 50
  • 2011 Cost of Living Index:  108.2
  • Cost of Living Rank:  37 of 50

Three Largest Cities in Delaware

Ten Largest Hospitals in Delaware

  • Christiana Hospital
  • Delaware Psychiatric Center
  • Bayhealth Medical Center
  • St Francis Hospital
  • Beebe Medical Center
  • Nanticoke Memorial Hospital
  • Alfred I Dupont Hospital
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Rockford Center
  • Meadow Wood Behavioral Health

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