Nursing Schools
In Birmingham, Alabama

There are 5 nursing schools in Birmingham for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of nursing and nursing education in Birmingham, which includes nursing training at the following levels:


Statistics

Professional Trends

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Nursing Employment

Birmingham 6,010
Alabama 82,940

Exactly 6,010 of the 82,940 nursing professionals employed in Alabama, work in Birmingham. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of nursing professionals in Birmingham has grown by 8%. As the employment for nursing professionals in Birmingham has increased, overall employment in Birmingham has decreased.

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Nursing employment growth

78,980 80,320 82,260 81,660 82,940
5,580 5,200 5,740 No data 6,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Birmingham

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Birmingham

$40,653 $42,753 $44,533 No data $45,050
$28,360 $29,260 $30,440 No data $32,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Birmingham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Birmingham

In Birmingham, salaries for nursing professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $45,050 per year was earned by nursing professionals in Birmingham. Four years earlier in 2006, nursing professionals in Birmingham made an average salary of $40,653 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Birmingham.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Birmingham

10th percentile
$33,092
25th percentile
$37,730
50th percentile
$43,562
75th percentile
$51,425
90th percentile
$60,035

Birmingham nursing professionals earn a median yearly salary of $43,562. The difference in pay between the nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 81%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $33,092 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $60,035 per year.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Birmingham

Nursing
$45,050
Gerontology
$51,043
BSN
$51,930
RN to BSN
$51,930
Forensic Nursing
$76,300

On average nursing professionals in Birmingham earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Birmingham.

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Birmingham

5

There are 5 accredited nursing schools in the city. Many of Birmingham's nursing professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Nursing Programs Offered In Birmingham

associate
3
bachelor
2
master
5
doctor
3
Certificate
2
Total15

There are a total of 15 degree and certificate programs in nursing offered by Birmingham's nursing schools.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Birmingham

associate
280
bachelor
316
master
327
doctor
79
Certificate
45
Total1,047

In 2010 approximately 1,047 students completed nursing courses.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Birmingham, Alabama

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