Nursing Schools
In Columbia, Missouri

Nursing faculty can choose to work at one of 2 nursing schools in Columbia. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the nursing academic community in Columbia, and the future trends. Academia in nursing includes nursing training at the following levels:


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. Missouri Nursing Employment

Columbia 4,840
Missouri 129,800

Exactly 4,840 of Missouri's 129,800 nursing professionals work in Columbia. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of nursing professionals in Columbia has grown by 17%. Overall employment in Columbia has also increased.

Columbia Vs. Missouri Nursing employment growth

116,310 114,790 120,800 126,010 129,800
4,150 4,490 4,820 4,930 4,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$47,288 $48,948 $48,533 $49,062 $49,590
$33,560 $35,700 $36,610 $37,570 $36,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

In Columbia, salaries for nursing professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $49,590 per year was earned by nursing professionals in Columbia. Four years earlier in 2006, nursing professionals in Columbia made an average salary of $47,288 per year. The growth in the salary of nursing professionals in Columbia is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Columbia

10th percentile
$30,010
25th percentile
$37,395
50th percentile
$48,032
75th percentile
$58,352
90th percentile
$72,755

Nursing professionals in Columbia make a median yearly salary of $48,032. The difference in pay between the nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 142%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,010 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $72,755 per year.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Columbia

Nursing
$49,590
Gerontology
$55,557
BSN
$58,150
RN to BSN
$58,150
Forensic Nursing
$82,090

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

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Columbia

2

There are 2 accredited nursing schools in the city. Many of Columbia's nursing professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Nursing Programs Offered In Columbia

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
2
Total6

There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in nursing offered by Columbia's nursing schools.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Columbia

associate
98
bachelor
190
master
60
doctor
3
Certificate
15
Total366

In 2010 approximately 366 students completed nursing courses.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Columbia, Missouri

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