• Careers
  • by Molly Mattison
  • Dec 22, 2015

Nursing Ranked #1 for Honesty and Ethics by Gallup Poll – Again!

Nursing has been ranked the most honest, ethical profession for the 14th year in a row.

For the annual poll, Gallup asked a sample of the American public in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. to rate the honesty and ethical standards of nurses, as well as 20 other professions.

This year, 85% of the public rated the honesty and ethical standards of nurses as very high or high – matching the profession’s highest rating since being added to the poll in 1999.

The nursing profession comes in 17 percentage points higher than pharmacists, who take the #2 spot. Rounding out the top five most trusted professions are medical doctors, high school teachers and police officers.

View the full results of the poll here – and tell us your thoughts in the comments!

And check out more reasons we think nursing is #1

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