Nursing Schools
In Lafayette, Louisiana

In Lafayette, 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 Lafayette, and the future trends. Academia in nursing includes nursing training at the following levels:


Statistics

Professional Trends

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Nursing Employment

Lafayette 6,130
Louisiana 90,630

Exactly 6,130 of the 90,630 nursing professionals employed in Louisiana, work in Lafayette. Between 2006 and 2010, in Lafayette, there has been a 3% decline in the number of nursing professionals. Overall employment in Lafayette has also decreased.

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Nursing employment growth

84,590 86,510 87,400 87,510 90,630
6,290 6,420 5,880 6,100 6,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Lafayette

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Lafayette

$54,304 $42,875 $47,968 $50,168 $52,985
$32,480 $34,490 $35,620 $36,300 $37,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Lafayette
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lafayette

As the number of nursing professionals in Lafayette has shrunk, salaries for nursing professionals have also decreased. In 2010 Lafayette nursing professionals earned an average yearly salary of $52,985. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for nursing professionals in Lafayette was $54,304 per year. The decline in the salary of nursing professionals in Lafayette is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Lafayette

10th percentile
$34,618
25th percentile
$41,170
50th percentile
$49,240
75th percentile
$60,605
90th percentile
$80,110

Lafayette nursing professionals earn a median yearly salary of $49,240. The 10% of nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,618 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 131% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Lafayette

Nursing
$52,985
Gerontology
$58,987
BSN
$70,480
RN to BSN
$70,480
Forensic Nursing
$81,720

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

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Lafayette

1

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

Nursing Programs Offered In Lafayette

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total5

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

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Lafayette

associate
0
bachelor
141
master
16
doctor
0
Certificate
678
Total835

In 2010 approximately 835 students completed nursing courses.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Lafayette, Louisiana

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