Nursing Schools
In San Luis Obispo, California

Nursing faculty can choose to work at only one nursing school in San Luis Obispo. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in nursing in the city of San Luis Obispo, which encompasses nursing training at the following levels:

  • Nursing Certificate
  • Associates degree in Nursing


Statistics

Professional Trends

San Luis Obispo Vs. California Nursing Employment

San Luis Obispo 3,250
California 438,680

Exactly 3,250 of the 438,680 nursing professionals employed in California, work in San Luis Obispo. The number of nursing professionals in San Luis Obispo has grown by 34% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for nursing professionals in San Luis Obispo has increased, overall employment in San Luis Obispo has decreased.

San Luis Obispo Vs. California Nursing employment growth

409,470 417,020 435,920 432,610 438,680
2,420 2,970 2,900 3,140 3,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Luis Obispo

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in San Luis Obispo

$52,128 $55,010 $60,453 $59,085 $63,768
$38,580 $39,290 $41,410 $43,470 $44,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in San Luis Obispo
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Luis Obispo

In San Luis Obispo, salaries for nursing professionals have increased. In 2010 San Luis Obispo nursing professionals earned an average yearly salary of $63,768. The average salary for nursing professionals in San Luis Obispo was $52,128 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of nursing professionals in San Luis Obispo is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in San Luis Obispo

10th percentile
$42,475
25th percentile
$49,288
50th percentile
$60,915
75th percentile
$74,955
90th percentile
$89,955

Nursing professionals in San Luis Obispo earn a median salary of $60,915 per year. The 10% of nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $42,475 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 112% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in San Luis Obispo

Nursing
$63,768
Gerontology
$69,090
BSN
$88,180
RN to BSN
$88,180
Forensic Nursing
$88,820

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

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in San Luis Obispo

1

Many of San Luis Obispo's nursing professionals are graduates of the only accredited nursing school in the city.

Nursing Programs Offered In San Luis Obispo

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total4

There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in nursing offered by San Luis Obispo's nursing schools.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In San Luis Obispo

associate
51
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
78
Total129

Approximately 129 students completed nursing courses in 2010.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in San Luis Obispo, California

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