Nursing Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

There are 8 nursing schools in Boston for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in nursing in the city of Boston, which encompasses nursing training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Nursing Employment

Boston 80,590
Massachusetts 153,150

Exactly 80,590 of Massachusetts' 153,150 nursing professionals work in Boston. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of nursing professionals in Boston has grown by 9%. As the employment for nursing professionals in Boston has increased, overall employment in Boston has also increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Nursing employment growth

142,730 145,560 147,890 152,520 153,150
74,270 75,820 77,490 79,770 80,590
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$64,930 $72,504 $72,674 $71,580 $72,054
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

Salaries for nursing professionals in Boston have increased. Boston nursing professionals made $72,054 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for nursing professionals in Boston was $64,930 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Boston.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Boston

10th percentile
$43,600
25th percentile
$54,360
50th percentile
$66,836
75th percentile
$86,146
90th percentile
$90,708

Nursing professionals in Boston make a median yearly salary of $66,836. The difference in pay between the nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 108%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $43,600 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $90,708 per year.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Boston

Nursing
$72,054
Gerontology
$80,774
BSN
$92,600
RN to BSN
$92,600
Forensic Nursing
$93,985

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

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Boston

8

There are 8 accredited nursing schools in the city. Many of Boston's nursing professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Nursing Programs Offered In Boston

associate
2
bachelor
6
master
15
doctor
3
Certificate
8
Total34

Boston's nursing schools offer 34 nursing degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Boston

associate
207
bachelor
729
master
264
doctor
24
Certificate
92
Total1,316

Approximately 1,316 students graduated from nursing courses in 2010.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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