Nursing Schools
In Amherst, Massachusetts

In Amherst, there is only one nursing school where nursing faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the nursing academic community in Amherst, and the future trends. Academia in nursing includes nursing training at the following levels:


Statistics

Professional Trends

Amherst Vs. Massachusetts Nursing Employment

Amherst 240
Massachusetts 153,150

Exactly 240 of the 153,150 nursing professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Amherst. The number of nursing professionals in Amherst has shrunk by 45% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for nursing professionals in Amherst has decreased, overall employment in Amherst has increased.

Amherst Vs. Massachusetts Nursing employment growth

142,730 145,560 147,890 152,520 153,150
440 450 520 No data 240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Amherst

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Amherst

$40,433 $42,633 $56,270 No data $45,223
$41,780 $43,600 $47,470 No data $49,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Amherst
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Amherst

As the number of nursing professionals in Amherst has shrunk, salaries for nursing professionals have increased. In 2010 Amherst nursing professionals earned an average yearly salary of $45,223. The average salary for nursing professionals in Amherst was $40,433 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Amherst.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Amherst

10th percentile
$34,933
25th percentile
$38,597
50th percentile
$44,003
75th percentile
$51,647
90th percentile
$58,657

Amherst nursing professionals earn a median yearly salary of $44,003. The 10% of nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,933 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 68% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Amherst

Nursing
$45,223
Gerontology
$45,680
RN to BSN
$62,560
BSN
$62,560

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

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Amherst

1

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

Nursing Programs Offered In Amherst

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total4

Amherst's nursing schools offer 4 nursing degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Amherst

associate
0
bachelor
155
master
6
doctor
19
Certificate
0
Total180

Approximately 180 students graduated from nursing courses in 2010.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Amherst, Massachusetts

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