Nursing Schools
In Merced, California

In Merced, there is only one nursing school where nursing faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in nursing in the city of Merced, which encompasses nursing training at the following levels:

  • Nursing Certificate
  • Associates degree in Nursing


Statistics

Professional Trends

Merced Vs. California Nursing Employment

Merced 1,480
California 438,680

Exactly 1,480 of the 438,680 nursing professionals employed in California, work in Merced. There has been a 151% growth in the number of nursing professionals in Merced between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for nursing professionals in Merced has increased, overall employment in Merced has also increased.

Merced Vs. California Nursing employment growth

409,470 417,020 435,920 432,610 438,680
590 660 770 1,290 1,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Merced

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Merced

$33,095 $33,145 $56,547 $61,755 $68,155
$35,130 $36,210 $37,520 $38,040 $39,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Merced
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Merced

As the number of nursing professionals in Merced has grown, salaries for nursing professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $68,155 per year was earned by nursing professionals in Merced. The average salary for nursing professionals in Merced was $33,095 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Merced.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Merced

10th percentile
$41,365
25th percentile
$51,518
50th percentile
$63,888
75th percentile
$79,985
90th percentile
$73,660

Nursing professionals in Merced earn a median salary of $63,888 per year. The difference in pay between the nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 78%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $41,365 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $73,660 per year.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Merced

Nursing
$68,155
Gerontology
$74,987
BSN
$82,600
RN to BSN
$82,600
Forensic Nursing
$113,870

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

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Merced

1

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

Nursing Programs Offered In Merced

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in nursing offered by Merced's nursing schools.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Merced

associate
56
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
36
Total92

In 2010 approximately 92 students graduated from nursing courses.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Merced, California

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