The future of nursing and Vision 2030
Many educational majors have received high attention in developing outputs and increasing graduates to enable the Saudization of these disciplines in the labor market, and among them was the nursing major. Where the Minister of Human Resources and Social Development issued a decision to localize health professions and medical devices.
The Saudi health sector needs 54,000 male and female nurses and 21,000 health sciences technicians in 2025. Where the number of the need for the nursing human cadre for the year 2030 has reached more than 34 thousand male and female nurses.
The nursing career path has developed greatly in recent years, as it has become in this descending order:
- Clinical Nursing Leader
- Certified nurse midwife
- Clinical nurse specialist
- Nurse practice
The salaries of nurses with more than two years of experience start at 7,300 Saudi riyals
The salaries of nurses with more than five years of experience are 8960 Saudi riyals
The salaries of nurses with experience between five and ten years are 12,700 Saudi riyals
The salaries of nurses with more than ten years of experience are 14,809 Saudi riyals
The salaries of nurses with more than fifteen years of experience are 16,300 Saudi riyals
The salaries of nurses with more than twenty years of experience are 17,300 Saudi riyals
These statistics indicate an excellent career path in the nursing profession now and in the coming years.