Nursing Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

In Philadelphia, there are 12 nursing schools where nursing faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the nursing academic community in Philadelphia, and the future trends. Academia in nursing includes nursing training at the following levels:

  • Nursing Certificate
  • Associates degree in Nursing
  • Bachelors degree in Nursing
  • Masters degree in Nursing
  • PhD degree in Nursing


Statistics

Professional Trends

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Nursing Employment

Philadelphia 82,800
Pennsylvania 255,900

Exactly 82,800 of Pennsylvania's 255,900 nursing professionals work in Philadelphia. There has been a 1% decline in the number of nursing professionals in Philadelphia between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of nursing professionals in Philadelphia has decreased, overall employment in Philadelphia has increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Nursing employment growth

250,420 250,440 255,050 257,230 255,900
83,970 80,940 81,730 81,290 82,800
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$60,220 $55,960 $56,608 $59,742 $62,396
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

In Philadelphia, salaries for nursing professionals have increased. In 2010 Philadelphia nursing professionals earned an average yearly salary of $62,396. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for nursing professionals in Philadelphia was $60,220 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Philadelphia.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Philadelphia

10th percentile
$38,246
25th percentile
$47,628
50th percentile
$59,450
75th percentile
$71,770
90th percentile
$89,774

Nursing professionals make a median salary of $59,450 per year in Philadelphia. The 10% of nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,246 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $89,774 per year.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Philadelphia

Nursing
$62,396
BSN
$72,100
RN to BSN
$72,100
Gerontology
$73,354
Forensic Nursing
$81,845

On average nursing professionals in Philadelphia earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Philadelphia.

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Philadelphia

12

Many of Philadelphia's nursing professionals are graduates of one of the 12 accredited nursing schools in the city.

Nursing Programs Offered In Philadelphia

associate
2
bachelor
6
master
21
doctor
3
Certificate
13
Total45

Philadelphia's nursing schools offer 45 nursing degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Philadelphia

associate
220
bachelor
1,274
master
515
doctor
21
Certificate
240
Total2,270

In 2010 approximately 2,270 students graduated from nursing courses.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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