Nursing Schools
In Denver, Colorado

Nursing faculty can choose to work at one of 6 nursing schools in Denver. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in nursing in the city of Denver, 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

Denver Vs. Colorado Nursing Employment

Denver 36,080
Colorado 70,230

Exactly 36,080 of the 70,230 nursing professionals employed in Colorado, work in Denver. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of nursing professionals in Denver has grown by 19%. As the employment for nursing professionals in Denver has increased, overall employment in Denver has also increased.

Denver Vs. Colorado Nursing employment growth

60,650 64,130 68,370 71,080 70,230
30,340 32,540 35,580 36,980 36,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Denver

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Denver

$68,004 $57,480 $59,910 $63,298 $63,660
$43,990 $45,610 $47,150 $48,560 $49,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Denver
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Denver

Salaries for nursing professionals in Denver have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $63,660 per year was earned by nursing professionals in Denver. Nursing professionals in Denver made a yearly average salary of $68,004, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Denver.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Denver

10th percentile
$39,856
25th percentile
$51,154
50th percentile
$61,796
75th percentile
$75,390
90th percentile
$90,392

Nursing professionals make a median salary of $61,796 per year in Denver. The 10% of nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,856 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $90,392 per year.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Denver

Nursing
$63,660
BSN
$70,130
RN to BSN
$70,130
Gerontology
$72,820
Forensic Nursing
$86,310

Nursing professional salaries in Denver are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Denver

6

Many of Denver's nursing professionals are graduates of one of the 6 accredited nursing schools in the city.

Nursing Programs Offered In Denver

associate
3
bachelor
4
master
2
doctor
2
Certificate
6
Total17

There are a total of 17 degree and certificate programs in nursing offered by Denver's nursing schools.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Denver

associate
127
bachelor
825
master
250
doctor
18
Certificate
382
Total1,602

In 2010 approximately 1,602 students graduated from nursing courses.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Denver, Colorado

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