Nursing Schools
In Lakewood, Washington

Nursing faculty can choose to work at one of 2 nursing schools in Lakewood. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of nursing and nursing education in Lakewood, which includes nursing training at the following levels:

  • Nursing Certificate
  • Associates degree in Nursing


Statistics

Professional Trends

Lakewood Vs. Washington Nursing Employment

Lakewood 10,470
Washington 90,850

Of the 90,850 nursing professionals employed in Washington State, 10,470 work in Lakewood. There has been a 6% decline in the number of nursing professionals in Lakewood between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for nursing professionals in Lakewood has decreased, overall employment in Lakewood has increased.

Lakewood Vs. Washington Nursing employment growth

83,600 85,640 87,920 90,050 90,850
11,190 11,380 10,690 10,830 10,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Lakewood

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Lakewood

$63,772 $66,444 $68,066 $68,778 $66,895
$40,140 $41,570 $43,330 $44,480 $45,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Lakewood
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lakewood

Salaries for nursing professionals in Lakewood have increased. In 2010 Lakewood nursing professionals earned an average yearly salary of $66,895. The average salary for nursing professionals in Lakewood was $63,772 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of nursing professionals in Lakewood is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Lakewood

10th percentile
$44,585
25th percentile
$52,295
50th percentile
$63,460
75th percentile
$76,182
90th percentile
$88,904

Nursing professionals make a median salary of $63,460 per year in Lakewood. The 10% of nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $44,585 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 99% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Lakewood

Nursing
$66,895
Gerontology
$74,618
BSN
$76,470
RN to BSN
$76,470
Forensic Nursing
$117,080

On average nursing professional salaries in Lakewood are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Lakewood

2

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

Nursing Programs Offered In Lakewood

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total5

Lakewood's nursing schools offer 5 nursing degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Lakewood

associate
49
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
278
Total327

In 2010 approximately 327 students completed nursing courses.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Lakewood, Washington

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