Nursing Schools
In Asheville, North Carolina

There are 2 nursing schools in Asheville for faculty to choose from. The trends in Asheville's nursing academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes nursing training at the following levels:

  • Nursing Certificate
  • Associates degree in Nursing


Statistics

Professional Trends

Asheville Vs. North Carolina Nursing Employment

Asheville 9,100
North Carolina 154,310

Exactly 9,100 of the 154,310 nursing professionals employed in North Carolina, work in Asheville. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of nursing professionals in Asheville has grown by 21%. Overall employment in Asheville has also increased.

Asheville Vs. North Carolina Nursing employment growth

126,730 125,960 130,740 140,270 154,310
7,550 7,350 7,580 7,870 9,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Asheville

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Asheville

$53,306 $53,810 $59,202 $61,672 $60,114
$33,210 $34,170 $35,050 $36,010 $36,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Asheville
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Asheville

Salaries for nursing professionals in Asheville have increased. In 2010 nursing professionals in Asheville reportedly earned an average salary of $60,114 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, nursing professionals in Asheville made an average salary of $53,306 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Asheville.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Asheville

10th percentile
$41,812
25th percentile
$46,130
50th percentile
$53,850
75th percentile
$66,494
90th percentile
$85,204

Nursing professionals in Asheville earn a median salary of $53,850 per year. The difference in pay between the nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 104%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $41,812 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $85,204 per year.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Asheville

Nursing
$60,114
BSN
$60,870
RN to BSN
$60,870
Gerontology
$65,698
Forensic Nursing
$87,420

Asheville nursing professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Asheville

2

There are 2 accredited nursing schools in the city. Many of Asheville's nursing professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Nursing Programs Offered In Asheville

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in nursing offered by Asheville's nursing schools.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Asheville

associate
97
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
40
Total137

In 2010 approximately 137 students completed nursing courses.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Asheville, North Carolina

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