Nursing Schools
In Meridian, Mississippi

The city of Meridian has only one school where nursing faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of nursing and nursing education in Meridian, which includes nursing training at the following levels:

  • Nursing Certificate
  • Associates degree in Nursing


Statistics

Professional Trends

Meridian Vs. Mississippi Nursing Employment

Meridian 7,170
Mississippi 57,410

Exactly 7,170 of Mississippi's 57,410 nursing professionals work in Meridian. Between 2006 and 2010, in Meridian, there has been a 5% decline in the number of nursing professionals. As the number of nursing professionals in Meridian has decreased, overall employment in Meridian has also decreased.

Meridian Vs. Mississippi Nursing employment growth

51,700 52,330 56,150 57,350 57,410
7,540 7,800 7,350 No data 7,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Meridian

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Meridian

$38,733 $42,560 $44,653 No data $43,783
$27,970 $29,800 $30,880 No data $31,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Meridian
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Meridian

Salaries for nursing professionals in Meridian have increased. In 2010 Meridian nursing professionals earned an average yearly salary of $43,783. The average salary for nursing professionals in Meridian was $38,733 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Meridian.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Meridian

10th percentile
$28,878
25th percentile
$34,175
50th percentile
$41,955
75th percentile
$49,742
90th percentile
$59,998

Meridian nursing professionals earn a median yearly salary of $41,955. The difference in pay between the nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 108%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,878 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $59,998 per year.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Meridian

Nursing
$43,783
Gerontology
$48,957
BSN
$53,900
RN to BSN
$53,900
Forensic Nursing
$69,120

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

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Meridian

1

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

Nursing Programs Offered In Meridian

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total4

Meridian's nursing schools offer 4 nursing degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Meridian

associate
158
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
125
Total283

Approximately 283 students completed nursing courses in 2010.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Meridian, Mississippi

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