Nursing Schools
In Lexington, Kentucky

The city of Lexington has 3 schools where nursing faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the nursing academic community in Lexington, and the future trends. Academia in nursing includes nursing training at the following levels:


Statistics

Professional Trends

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Nursing Employment

Lexington 11,760
Kentucky 83,000

Exactly 11,760 of the 83,000 nursing professionals employed in Kentucky, work in Lexington. The number of nursing professionals in Lexington has grown by 18% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Lexington has also increased.

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Nursing employment growth

78,380 78,110 79,840 81,520 83,000
9,930 10,630 10,840 11,020 11,760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Lexington

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Lexington

$47,405 $51,085 $52,595 $53,300 $51,098
$36,110 $37,350 $38,510 $39,410 $39,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Lexington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lexington

In Lexington, salaries for nursing professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $51,098 per year was earned by nursing professionals in Lexington. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for nursing professionals in Lexington was $47,405 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Lexington.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Lexington

10th percentile
$35,468
25th percentile
$40,895
50th percentile
$47,802
75th percentile
$59,435
90th percentile
$71,818

Lexington nursing professionals earn a median yearly salary of $47,802. The difference in pay between the nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 102%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $35,468 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $71,818 per year.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Lexington

Nursing
$51,098
Gerontology
$55,853
BSN
$58,120
RN to BSN
$58,120
Forensic Nursing
$82,890

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

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Lexington

3

There are 3 accredited nursing schools in the city. Many of Lexington's nursing professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Nursing Programs Offered In Lexington

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
2
Certificate
2
Total7

Lexington's nursing schools offer 7 nursing degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Lexington

associate
101
bachelor
152
master
52
doctor
17
Certificate
496
Total818

Approximately 818 students completed nursing courses in 2010.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Lexington, Kentucky

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