Nursing Schools
In Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The city of Baton Rouge has 4 schools where nursing faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the nursing academic community in Baton Rouge, and the future trends. Academia in nursing includes nursing training at the following levels:


Statistics

Professional Trends

Baton Rouge Vs. Louisiana Nursing Employment

Baton Rouge 15,130
Louisiana 90,630

Exactly 15,130 of the 90,630 nursing professionals employed in Louisiana, work in Baton Rouge. Between 2006 and 2010, in Baton Rouge, there has been a 3% growth in the number of nursing professionals. As the number of nursing professionals in Baton Rouge has increased, overall employment in Baton Rouge has also increased.

Baton Rouge Vs. Louisiana Nursing employment growth

84,590 86,510 87,400 87,510 90,630
14,630 14,360 14,490 13,620 15,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Baton Rouge

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Baton Rouge

$44,185 $44,235 $46,863 $74,496 $47,513
$34,520 $35,250 $37,210 $38,170 $39,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Baton Rouge
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Baton Rouge

In Baton Rouge, salaries for nursing professionals have increased. In 2010 Baton Rouge nursing professionals earned an average yearly salary of $47,513. The average salary for nursing professionals in Baton Rouge was $44,185 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of nursing professionals in Baton Rouge is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Baton Rouge

10th percentile
$32,145
25th percentile
$38,038
50th percentile
$45,748
75th percentile
$54,382
90th percentile
$64,870

Nursing professionals in Baton Rouge earn a median salary of $45,748 per year. The difference in pay between the nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 102%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,145 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $64,870 per year.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Baton Rouge

Nursing
$47,513
Gerontology
$54,850
BSN
$56,790
RN to BSN
$56,790
Forensic Nursing
$77,520

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

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Baton Rouge

4

Many of Baton Rouge's nursing professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited nursing schools in the city.

Nursing Programs Offered In Baton Rouge

associate
3
bachelor
2
master
3
doctor
1
Certificate
5
Total14

There are a total of 14 degree and certificate programs in nursing offered by Baton Rouge's nursing schools.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Baton Rouge

associate
313
bachelor
171
master
53
doctor
3
Certificate
365
Total905

In 2010 approximately 905 students completed nursing courses.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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