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Function: Registered Nurse 2020

The registered nurse benchmark includes responses from only people who are registered nurses.

  • Emerging

    Benchmark status

We consider this an emerging benchmark: it has enough data available for us to use bootstrapping to create a representative sample. As the sample grows in size, some scores may slightly change. Our research has shown that our bootstrapped scores are consistent with our standard benchmarks. Read more about the methodology.

Data provided by Culture Amp

Industry breakdown

  • Hospital & Health Care


  • Medical Practice


  • Insurance


  • Non-Profit Organization Management


  • Mental Health Care


  • Computer Software


  • Investment Management


  • Higher Education


  • Staffing and Recruiting


  • Broadcast Media


  • Health, Wellness and Fitness


  • Retail


Region breakdown

  • North America


  • Oceania


Are employees committed to their organizations?

Engaged people are emotionally committed to their organization. These people stay at their organizations longer and are more productive and effective. Successful organizations have more engaged employees.

70% of Function: Registered Nurse employees are engaged

This is in the bottom 17% compared with other job functions.

The average eNPS score for people in this group is 8 and is in the bottom 8% compared with the overall average.

Understanding the engagement questions

Engagement is defined through these five industry-standard questions from Culture Amp’s engagement survey template.

I see myself still working at [Company] in two years' time


4% above global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company


Same as global average

I would recommend [Company] as a great place to work


3% below global average

I am proud to work for [Company]


4% below global average

[Company] motivates me to go beyond what I would in a similar role elsewhere


4% below global average

The highest scoring question for Function Registered Nurse had 91% of People agreeing that they know what they need to do to be successful in their role (+6% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Engagement.

People in Function Registered Nurse were generally least favourable about Collaboration & Communication, and were most negative towards 'Generally, the right people are rewarded and recognized at [Company]' with 16% of people disagreeing (+3% above average).

How long do people stay?

In the short term, 22% of people in this benchmark are thinking of or actually seeking jobs elsewhere (+2% compared to overall) while on a longer time frame, 12% of people see themselves leaving within two years (+0% compared to overall).

The following questions had the biggest impact on whether individuals felt that they were planning to stay at their organization and not actively looking for alternative jobs.


At [Company] there is open and honest two-way communication

58% favorable

Collaboration & Communication

At [Company] there is open and honest two-way communication

58% favorable

Collaboration & Communication

[Company] effectively directs resources (funding, people and effort) towards company goals

59% favorable

Company Performance
Average Glassdoor ratings

We’ve connected the employee feedback data for each company included in the benchmark with ratings from, which is one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites combined with a growing database of company reviews, CEO approval ratings and more.

Overall Rating

3.1 stars (-0.7)

Culture and Values

3.4 stars (-0.5)

Work Life Balance

3.4 stars (-0.4)

Compensation and Benefits

3.3 stars (-0.3)

Career Opportunities

3.0 stars (-0.5)

Recommend to Friend

58.0% (-13)

CEO Approval

84.0% (+0)

Are staff empowered with results?

Organizations in the Function: Registered Nurse benchmark on average gave 5% of employees access to reports with their survey results. This is below the overall average of 10% and demonstrates that organizations in this benchmark are more likely to share via offline and traditional formats.

An interesting reference point is that the average proportion of managers in organizations is 12-15%, with some industries higher than others (New Tech was closer to 20%).

  • Global average


  • Function: Registered Nurse


  • How does Function: Registered Nurse compare?

    People in Function Registered Nurse were much more positive than average regarding Fairness, Enablement, and Alignment & Involvement.

    On the lower side, People in Function Registered Nurse had much lower favorable scores than average in Voice, Collaboration & Communication, and Leadership.

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