Nursing Schools
In Prestonsburg, Kentucky

In Prestonsburg, there is only one nursing school where nursing faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the nursing academic community in Prestonsburg, and the future trends. Academia in nursing includes nursing training at the following levels:

  • Nursing Certificate
  • Associates degree in Nursing


Statistics

Professional Trends

Prestonsburg Vs. Kentucky Nursing Employment

Prestonsburg 6,560
Kentucky 83,000

Exactly 6,560 of Kentucky's 83,000 nursing professionals work in Prestonsburg. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of nursing professionals in Prestonsburg has grown by 7%. As the employment for nursing professionals in Prestonsburg has increased, overall employment in Prestonsburg has also increased.

Prestonsburg Vs. Kentucky Nursing employment growth

78,380 78,110 79,840 81,520 83,000
6,140 5,860 6,520 No data 6,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Prestonsburg

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Prestonsburg

$41,435 $45,068 $46,220 No data $49,460
$30,010 $31,230 $33,110 No data $35,890
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Prestonsburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Prestonsburg

Salaries for nursing professionals in Prestonsburg have increased. In 2010 nursing professionals in Prestonsburg reportedly earned an average salary of $49,460 per year. Nursing professionals in Prestonsburg made a yearly average salary of $41,435, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of nursing professionals in Prestonsburg is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Prestonsburg

10th percentile
$34,115
25th percentile
$38,872
50th percentile
$45,878
75th percentile
$55,545
90th percentile
$69,380

Nursing professionals make a median salary of $45,878 per year in Prestonsburg. The difference in pay between the nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 103%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,115 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $69,380 per year.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Prestonsburg

Nursing
$49,460
BSN
$53,900
RN to BSN
$53,900
Gerontology
$55,323
Forensic Nursing
$89,350

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

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Prestonsburg

1

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

Nursing Programs Offered In Prestonsburg

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in nursing offered by Prestonsburg's nursing schools.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Prestonsburg

associate
35
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total36

In 2010 approximately 36 students completed nursing courses.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Prestonsburg, Kentucky

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