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WalletHub ranked Washington as the best state for nurses to practice in 2024. This state-wide recognition is based on an analysis of job earnings, career growth and work environment, among other metrics.

UW Medicine is Washington’s only integrated health system devoted to improving the health of all people. Plus, when it comes to best-in, UW Medicine made Becker’s 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare and was recognized by Forbes as a Best Employer for Diversity.

Employee referrals

Interested in referring someone you know? Learn more about UW Medicine’s employee referral program. And, find featured nursing roles and more on the UW Medicine careers page.

Classroom to clinic

WalletHub also notes Washington is home to some of the highest-ranked nursing schools. Read about UW Medicine nurses who attended UW nursing programs and how they took what they learned in the UW classroom to our UW Medicine clinics.