Nursing Schools
In Albuquerque, New Mexico

Nursing faculty can choose to work at one of 6 nursing schools in Albuquerque. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of nursing and nursing education in Albuquerque, which includes nursing training at the following levels:

  • Nursing Certificate
  • Associates degree in Nursing
  • Bachelors degree in Nursing
  • Masters degree in Nursing
  • PhD degree in Nursing


Statistics

Professional Trends

Albuquerque Vs. New Mexico Nursing Employment

Albuquerque 13,740
New Mexico 26,370

Exactly 13,740 of the 26,370 nursing professionals employed in New Mexico, work in Albuquerque. Between 2006 and 2010, in Albuquerque, there has been a 20% growth in the number of nursing professionals. As the employment for nursing professionals in Albuquerque has increased, overall employment in Albuquerque has also increased.

Albuquerque Vs. New Mexico Nursing employment growth

24,710 24,980 26,450 26,460 26,370
11,490 11,590 12,890 13,110 13,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Albuquerque

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Albuquerque

$52,466 $54,996 $58,834 $60,374 $64,673
$35,960 $37,350 $38,800 $40,170 $41,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Albuquerque
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Albuquerque

In Albuquerque, salaries for nursing professionals have increased. In 2010 nursing professionals in Albuquerque reportedly earned an average salary of $64,673 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, nursing professionals in Albuquerque made an average salary of $52,466 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Albuquerque.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Albuquerque

10th percentile
$43,665
25th percentile
$51,478
50th percentile
$62,008
75th percentile
$74,888
90th percentile
$87,768

Nursing professionals make a median salary of $62,008 per year in Albuquerque. The 10% of nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $43,665 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $87,768 per year.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Albuquerque

Nursing
$64,673
Gerontology
$67,620
BSN
$69,670
RN to BSN
$69,670
Forensic Nursing
$113,320

Nursing professional salaries in Albuquerque are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Albuquerque

6

There are 6 accredited nursing schools in the city. Many of Albuquerque's nursing professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Nursing Programs Offered In Albuquerque

associate
3
bachelor
2
master
3
doctor
1
Certificate
4
Total13

Albuquerque's nursing schools offer 13 nursing degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Albuquerque

associate
329
bachelor
197
master
62
doctor
2
Certificate
108
Total698

In 2010 approximately 698 students graduated from nursing courses.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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