Nursing Schools
In Charleston, West Virginia

Nursing faculty can choose to work at only one nursing school in Charleston. The trends in Charleston's nursing academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes nursing training at the following levels:


Statistics

Professional Trends

Charleston Vs. West Virginia Nursing Employment

Charleston 6,190
West Virginia 34,120

Exactly 6,190 of West Virginia's 34,120 nursing professionals work in Charleston. Between 2006 and 2010, in Charleston, there has been a 5% decline in the number of nursing professionals. As the employment for nursing professionals in Charleston has decreased, overall employment in Charleston has increased.

Charleston Vs. West Virginia Nursing employment growth

34,180 33,700 33,730 34,060 34,120
6,540 5,780 5,850 6,120 6,190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Charleston

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Charleston

$40,555 $41,930 $41,950 $43,322 $46,858
$33,550 $34,890 $36,120 $37,240 $37,950
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Charleston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Charleston

In Charleston, salaries for nursing professionals have increased. In 2010 nursing professionals in Charleston reportedly earned an average salary of $46,858 per year. The average salary for nursing professionals in Charleston was $40,555 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of nursing professionals in Charleston is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Charleston

10th percentile
$30,572
25th percentile
$35,760
50th percentile
$43,898
75th percentile
$53,338
90th percentile
$66,622

Nursing professionals in Charleston earn a median salary of $43,898 per year. The 10% of nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,572 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 118% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Charleston

Nursing
$46,858
Gerontology
$51,197
BSN
$57,740
RN to BSN
$57,740
Forensic Nursing
$74,590

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

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Charleston

1

Many of Charleston's nursing professionals are graduates of the only accredited nursing school in the city.

Nursing Programs Offered In Charleston

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

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

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Charleston

associate
20
bachelor
10
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
42
Total72

Approximately 72 students completed nursing courses in 2010.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Charleston, West Virginia

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