Nursing Schools
In Portales, New Mexico

In Portales, there is only one nursing 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 Portales, which includes nursing training at the nursing bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Portales Vs. New Mexico Nursing Employment

Portales 3,580
New Mexico 26,370

Of the 26,370 nursing professionals employed in New Mexico, 3,580 work in Portales. There has been a 12% decline in the number of nursing professionals in Portales between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for nursing professionals in Portales has decreased, overall employment in Portales has increased.

Portales Vs. New Mexico Nursing employment growth

24,710 24,980 26,450 26,460 26,370
4,090 4,230 3,130 No data 3,580
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Portales

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Portales

$43,198 $45,575 $43,775 No data $50,955
$29,990 $31,210 $33,090 No data $35,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Portales
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portales

As the number of nursing professionals in Portales has shrunk, salaries for nursing professionals have increased. In 2010 nursing professionals in Portales reportedly earned an average salary of $50,955 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, nursing professionals in Portales made an average salary of $43,198 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Portales.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Portales

10th percentile
$30,365
25th percentile
$38,735
50th percentile
$46,775
75th percentile
$57,758
90th percentile
$81,762

Portales nursing professionals earn a median yearly salary of $46,775. The difference in pay between the nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 169%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,365 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $81,762 per year.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Portales

Nursing
$50,955
Gerontology
$55,740
BSN
$58,140
RN to BSN
$58,140
Forensic Nursing
$85,370

Nursing professional salaries in Portales are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Portales

1

Many of Portales' nursing professionals are graduates of the only accredited nursing school in the city.

Nursing Programs Offered In Portales

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Portales' nursing school offers one nursing degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Portales

associate
0
bachelor
37
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total37

Approximately 37 students graduated from nursing courses in 2010.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Portales, New Mexico

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