Nursing Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

In Chicago, there are 15 nursing schools where nursing faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in nursing in the city of Chicago, 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

Chicago Vs. Illinois Nursing Employment

Chicago 123,370
Illinois 211,951

Exactly 123,370 of the 202,100 nursing professionals employed in Illinois, work in Chicago. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of nursing professionals in Chicago has grown by 2%. As the number of nursing professionals in Chicago has increased, overall employment in Chicago has also increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Nursing employment growth

199,220 200,630 199,900 198,050 202,100
120,550 120,280 119,660 123,430 123,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$52,572 $57,888 $63,124 $60,680 $62,976
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

Salaries for nursing professionals in Chicago have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $62,976 per year was earned by nursing professionals in Chicago. Nursing professionals in Chicago made a yearly average salary of $52,572, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of nursing professionals in Chicago is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Chicago

10th percentile
$39,514
25th percentile
$48,352
50th percentile
$58,746
75th percentile
$72,310
90th percentile
$73,102

Chicago nursing professionals earn a median yearly salary of $58,746. The 10% of nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,514 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $73,102 per year.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Chicago

Nursing
$62,976
BSN
$71,010
RN to BSN
$71,010
Gerontology
$71,024
Forensic Nursing
$87,205

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

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Chicago

15

Many of Chicago's nursing professionals are graduates of one of the 15 accredited nursing schools in the city.

Nursing Programs Offered In Chicago

associate
7
bachelor
7
master
14
doctor
4
Certificate
19
Total51

There are a total of 51 degree and certificate programs in nursing offered by Chicago's nursing schools.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Chicago

associate
533
bachelor
540
master
494
doctor
28
Certificate
1,299
Total2,894

Approximately 2,894 students completed nursing courses in 2010.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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