Nursing Schools
In Columbus, Mississippi

In Columbus, there is only one nursing school where nursing faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the nursing academic community in Columbus, and the future trends. Academia in nursing includes nursing training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Mississippi Nursing Employment

Columbus 11,200
Mississippi 57,410

Of the 57,410 nursing professionals employed in Mississippi, 11,200 work in Columbus. The number of nursing professionals in Columbus has grown by 28% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of nursing professionals in Columbus has increased, overall employment in Columbus has also increased.

Columbus Vs. Mississippi Nursing employment growth

51,700 52,330 56,150 57,350 57,410
8,730 9,410 10,360 No data 11,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$39,415 $41,070 $43,893 No data $45,185
$29,460 $30,890 $32,370 No data $32,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

As the number of nursing professionals in Columbus has grown, salaries for nursing professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $45,185 per year was earned by nursing professionals in Columbus. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for nursing professionals in Columbus was $39,415 per year. The growth in the salary of nursing professionals in Columbus is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Columbus

10th percentile
$28,598
25th percentile
$33,910
50th percentile
$41,798
75th percentile
$52,342
90th percentile
$65,995

Nursing professionals make a median salary of $41,798 per year in Columbus. The 10% of nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,598 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $65,995 per year.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Columbus

Nursing
$45,185
Gerontology
$49,430
BSN
$56,290
RN to BSN
$56,290
Forensic Nursing
$70,710

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

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Columbus

1

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

Nursing Programs Offered In Columbus

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total4

There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in nursing offered by Columbus' nursing schools.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Columbus

associate
51
bachelor
90
master
35
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total180

In 2010 approximately 180 students completed nursing courses.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Mississippi

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