Nursing Schools
In Chester, Pennsylvania

Nursing faculty can choose to work at only one nursing school in Chester. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of nursing and nursing education in Chester, which includes nursing training at the following levels:


Statistics

Professional Trends

Chester Vs. Pennsylvania Nursing Employment

Chester 82,800
Pennsylvania 255,900

Exactly 82,800 of Pennsylvania's 255,900 nursing professionals work in Chester. There has been a 1% decline in the number of nursing professionals in Chester between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for nursing professionals in Chester has decreased, overall employment in Chester has increased.

Chester Vs. Pennsylvania Nursing employment growth

250,420 250,440 255,050 257,230 255,900
83,970 80,940 81,730 81,290 82,800
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Chester

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Chester

$60,220 $55,960 $56,608 $59,742 $62,396
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Chester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chester

As the number of nursing professionals in Chester has shrunk, salaries for nursing professionals have increased. Chester nursing professionals made $62,396 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, nursing professionals in Chester made an average salary of $60,220 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Chester.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Chester

10th percentile
$38,246
25th percentile
$47,628
50th percentile
$59,450
75th percentile
$71,770
90th percentile
$89,774

Nursing professionals in Chester earn a median salary of $59,450 per year. The 10% of nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,246 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $89,774 per year.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Chester

Nursing
$62,396
BSN
$72,100
RN to BSN
$72,100
Gerontology
$73,354
Forensic Nursing
$81,845

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

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Chester

1

There is only one accredited nursing school in the city. Many of Chester's nursing professionals are graduates of this school.

Nursing Programs Offered In Chester

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
3
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total5

There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in nursing offered by Chester's nursing schools.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Chester

associate
0
bachelor
132
master
15
doctor
8
Certificate
0
Total155

In 2010 approximately 155 students completed nursing courses.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Chester, Pennsylvania

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