Nursing Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

In Atlanta, there are 2 nursing schools where nursing faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the nursing academic community in Atlanta, and the future trends. Academia in nursing includes nursing training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Nursing Employment

Atlanta 67,700
Georgia 139,470

Exactly 67,700 of Georgia's 139,470 nursing professionals work in Atlanta. Between 2006 and 2010, in Atlanta, there has been a 9% growth in the number of nursing professionals. As the employment for nursing professionals in Atlanta has increased, overall employment in Atlanta has also increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Nursing employment growth

131,680 131,270 135,720 138,690 139,470
61,940 59,710 63,690 65,620 67,700
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

$50,904 $49,865 $61,164 $62,576 $63,032
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

As the number of nursing professionals in Atlanta has grown, salaries for nursing professionals have also increased. In 2010 Atlanta nursing professionals earned an average yearly salary of $63,032. Four years earlier in 2006, nursing professionals in Atlanta made an average salary of $50,904 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Atlanta.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Atlanta

10th percentile
$41,426
25th percentile
$48,416
50th percentile
$60,108
75th percentile
$73,114
90th percentile
$88,356

Nursing professionals in Atlanta make a median yearly salary of $60,108. The 10% of nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $41,426 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $88,356 per year.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Atlanta

Nursing
$63,032
BSN
$64,090
RN to BSN
$64,090
Gerontology
$73,372
Forensic Nursing
$94,785

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

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Atlanta

2

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

Nursing Programs Offered In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
10
doctor
2
Certificate
8
Total22

There are a total of 22 degree and certificate programs in nursing offered by Atlanta's nursing schools.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
218
master
117
doctor
4
Certificate
70
Total409

Approximately 409 students completed nursing courses in 2010.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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