Nursing Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

There are 10 nursing schools in Pittsburgh for faculty to choose from. The trends in Pittsburgh'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
  • Bachelors degree in Nursing
  • Masters degree in Nursing
  • PhD degree in Nursing


Statistics

Professional Trends

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Nursing Employment

Pittsburgh 52,830
Pennsylvania 255,900

Of the 255,900 nursing professionals employed in Pennsylvania, 52,830 work in Pittsburgh. There has been a 4% growth in the number of nursing professionals in Pittsburgh between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for nursing professionals in Pittsburgh has increased, overall employment in Pittsburgh has also increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Nursing employment growth

250,420 250,440 255,050 257,230 255,900
50,660 53,990 55,360 56,540 52,830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$47,818 $48,536 $51,708 $52,888 $55,062
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

In Pittsburgh, salaries for nursing professionals have increased. In 2010 Pittsburgh nursing professionals earned an average yearly salary of $55,062. Four years earlier in 2006, nursing professionals in Pittsburgh made an average salary of $47,818 per year. The growth in the salary of nursing professionals in Pittsburgh is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Pittsburgh

10th percentile
$35,028
25th percentile
$44,150
50th percentile
$53,362
75th percentile
$63,046
90th percentile
$77,978

Nursing professionals make a median salary of $53,362 per year in Pittsburgh. The difference in pay between the nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 123%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $35,028 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $77,978 per year.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Pittsburgh

Nursing
$55,062
BSN
$61,250
RN to BSN
$61,250
Gerontology
$63,290
Forensic Nursing
$73,310

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

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Pittsburgh

10

There are 10 accredited nursing schools in the city. Many of Pittsburgh's nursing professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Nursing Programs Offered In Pittsburgh

associate
2
bachelor
5
master
11
doctor
4
Certificate
11
Total33

Pittsburgh's nursing schools offer 33 nursing degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Pittsburgh

associate
428
bachelor
434
master
201
doctor
82
Certificate
317
Total1,462

In 2010 approximately 1,462 students completed nursing courses.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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