A nursing administrator is a management position and he or she oversees the clinical teams in the older adult community. Jobs in this career ladder include registered nurse supervisors, clinical managers, or directors of nursing.

  • Education needed: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing
  • Salary: $74,000-$90,000
  • Similar careers: manager, administrators in other health services, health insurance agent
  • Job outlook: high growth

Nursing services careers include nursing assistants, senior nursing assistants, Licensed Practical Nurses, and Registered Nurses.

  • Education needed: Special training for nursing assistant, Associate degree or Bachelor’s degree for a nurse
  • Salary: $21,000 (nursing assistant) — $63,000 (registered nurse)
  • Similar careers: home care aide, dental assistant, veterinary assistant
  • Job outlook: above-average growth