Nursing Schools In Oregon

Oregon has 23 accredited nursing schools where nursing faculty who teach nursing classes can find employment. The trends in Oregon's nursing academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in nursing includes nursing training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. Blue Mountain Community College

    2411 NW Carden Ave, Pendleton, Oregon 97801

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  2. Central Oregon Community College

    2600 NW College Way, Bend, Oregon 97701

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  3. Chemeketa Community College

    4000 Lancaster Dr NE, Salem, Oregon 97305

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  4. Clackamas Community College

    19600 Molalla Ave, Oregon City, Oregon 97045-8980

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  5. Clatsop Community College

    1653 Jerome Ave, Astoria, Oregon 97103

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  6. Concorde Career College in Portland

    1425 NE Irving Street, Bldg 300, Portland, Oregon 97232-4203

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  7. Concordia University in Portland

    2811 NE Holman Street, Portland, Oregon 97211-6099

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  8. George Fox University

    414 N Meridian St, Newberg, Oregon 97132

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  9. ITT Technical Institute-Portland

    9500 NE Cascades Parkway, Portland, Oregon 97220

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  10. Lane Community College

    4000 E 30th Ave, Eugene, Oregon 97405-0640

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  11. Linn-Benton Community College

    6500 Pacific Blvd SW, Albany, Oregon 97321

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  12. Mt Hood Community College

    26000 SE Stark St, Gresham, Oregon 97030

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  13. Oregon Health & Science University

    3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, Oregon 97239-3098

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  14. Portland Community College

    12000 SW 49th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97219-7132

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  15. University of Portland

    5000 N Willamette Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97203-5798

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  16. Rogue Community College

    3345 Redwood Hwy, Grants Pass, Oregon 97527-9291

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  17. Southwestern Oregon Community College

    1988 Newmark Ave, Coos Bay, Oregon 97420-2193

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  18. Treasure Valley Community College

    650 College Blvd, Ontario, Oregon 97914

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  19. Umpqua Community College

    1140 College Rd., Roseburg, Oregon 97470-0226

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  20. Columbia Gorge Community College

    400 E Scenic Dr, The Dalles, Oregon 97058

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  21. Oregon Coast Community College

    400 SE College Way, Newport, Oregon 97366

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  22. Linfield College-Nursing & Health Sciences

    2255 NW Northrup St, Portland, Oregon 97210-2932

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  23. Linfield College-Adult Degree Program

    900 SE Baker Street, McMinnville, Oregon 97128-6894

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Nursing Employment

Oregon 51,240
National 5,150,780

Of all of the nursing professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Oregon.

Employment Growth for Nursing professionals In Oregon

45,700 47,330 47,280 49,160 51,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Oregon, nursing is a growing field. In 2010 there were 5,540 more nursing professionals working in Oregon than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of nursing has grown by 12% in Oregon. This is faster than the trend for nursing professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of nursing professionals has grown by 7% between 2006 and 2010.

Nursing VS. All Professions salaries in Oregon

$62,382 $60,254 $56,950 $59,746 $61,584
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing
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In Oregon, as the number of nursing professionals is growing, the salaries earned by nursing professionals are decreasing. In 2006 nursing professionals made a mean salary of $62,382 per year, and in 2010 they made $61,584 per year.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Oregon

10th percentile
$38,804
25th percentile
$47,894
50th percentile
$59,036
75th percentile
$70,604
90th percentile
$86,234

Thus, there was a 1% decline in nursing professionals' salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. Within the field of nursing, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid nursing professionals earning 122% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Oregon state.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Oregon

BSN
$75,350
Forensic Nursing
$80,315
Gerontology
$68,966
Nursing
$61,584
RN to BSN
$75,350

Nursing professionals in Oregon earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Nursing programs available for each degree type for all schools in Oregon

associate
17
bachelor
6
master
8
doctor
1
Certificate
21
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As the number of nursing professionals is increasing in Oregon state, the number of students graduating from the 23 accredited nursing schools in Oregon state is also increasing. In 2006, 113 students graduated from nursing courses in Oregon. And in 2010, 1,868 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of nursing school degree or certificate graduates in Oregon by 1553%. A majority of these graduates, or 40%, graduated with a undergraduate certificate in nursing.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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