Nursing Schools
In Allentown, Pennsylvania

In Allentown, there is only one nursing school where nursing faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in nursing in the city of Allentown, which encompasses nursing training at the following levels:


Statistics

Professional Trends

Allentown Vs. Pennsylvania Nursing Employment

Allentown 15,760
Pennsylvania 255,900

Exactly 15,760 of the 255,900 nursing professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Allentown. The number of nursing professionals in Allentown has grown by 4% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for nursing professionals in Allentown has increased, overall employment in Allentown has also increased.

Allentown Vs. Pennsylvania Nursing employment growth

250,420 250,440 255,050 257,230 255,900
15,210 15,820 16,130 15,880 15,760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Allentown

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Allentown

$48,375 $54,608 $53,268 $53,378 $56,658
$37,440 $38,410 $39,810 $40,780 $42,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Allentown
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Allentown

In Allentown, salaries for nursing professionals have increased. In 2010 Allentown nursing professionals earned an average yearly salary of $56,658. Four years earlier in 2006, nursing professionals in Allentown made an average salary of $48,375 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Allentown.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Allentown

10th percentile
$35,032
25th percentile
$44,702
50th percentile
$53,402
75th percentile
$65,356
90th percentile
$79,112

Allentown nursing professionals earn a median yearly salary of $53,402. The 10% of nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,032 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 126% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Allentown

Nursing
$56,658
BSN
$68,840
RN to BSN
$68,840
Forensic Nursing
$72,220
Gerontology
$74,372

On average nursing professional salaries in Allentown are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Allentown

1

There is only one accredited nursing school in the city. Many of Allentown's nursing professionals are graduates of this school.

Nursing Programs Offered In Allentown

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in nursing offered by Allentown's nursing schools.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Allentown

associate
0
bachelor
120
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total124

In 2010 approximately 124 students completed nursing courses.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Allentown, Pennsylvania

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