Nursing Schools
In Palm Desert, California

There is only one nursing school in Palm Desert for faculty to choose from. The trends in Palm Desert's nursing academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes nursing training at the following levels:

  • Nursing Certificate
  • Associates degree in Nursing


Statistics

Professional Trends

Palm Desert Vs. California Nursing Employment

Palm Desert 38,570
California 438,680

Exactly 38,570 of the 438,680 nursing professionals employed in California, work in Palm Desert. The number of nursing professionals in Palm Desert has grown by 16% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Palm Desert has also increased.

Palm Desert Vs. California Nursing employment growth

409,470 417,020 435,920 432,610 438,680
33,390 36,640 36,970 38,740 38,570
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Palm Desert

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Palm Desert

$62,516 $65,250 $69,336 $63,986 $64,050
$37,950 $39,270 $40,760 $41,840 $42,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Palm Desert
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Palm Desert

In Palm Desert, salaries for nursing professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $64,050 per year was earned by nursing professionals in Palm Desert. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for nursing professionals in Palm Desert was $62,516 per year. The growth in the salary of nursing professionals in Palm Desert is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Palm Desert

10th percentile
$43,046
25th percentile
$50,722
50th percentile
$60,580
75th percentile
$74,204
90th percentile
$88,358

Nursing professionals in Palm Desert make a median yearly salary of $60,580. The difference in pay between the nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 105%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $43,046 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $88,358 per year.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Palm Desert

Nursing
$64,050
Gerontology
$70,978
BSN
$79,800
RN to BSN
$79,800
Forensic Nursing
$84,915

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

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Palm Desert

1

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

Nursing Programs Offered In Palm Desert

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

Palm Desert's nursing schools offer 3 nursing degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Palm Desert

associate
113
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total115

In 2010 approximately 115 students graduated from nursing courses.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Palm Desert, California

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