Nursing Schools
In Seattle, Washington

Nursing faculty can choose to work at one of 6 nursing schools in Seattle. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in nursing in the city of Seattle, which encompasses nursing training at the following levels:


Statistics

Professional Trends

Seattle Vs. Washington Nursing Employment

Seattle 34,680
Washington 90,850

Exactly 34,680 of the 90,850 nursing professionals employed in Washington State, work in Seattle. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of nursing professionals in Seattle has shrunk by 1%. Overall employment in Seattle has increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Nursing employment growth

83,600 85,640 87,920 90,050 90,850
35,050 36,470 38,130 38,740 34,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$64,214 $66,972 $68,648 $68,720 $67,866
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

As the number of nursing professionals in Seattle has shrunk, salaries for nursing professionals have increased. Seattle nursing professionals made $67,866 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for nursing professionals in Seattle was $64,214 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of nursing professionals in Seattle is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Seattle

10th percentile
$45,076
25th percentile
$53,988
50th percentile
$65,286
75th percentile
$78,970
90th percentile
$74,490

Nursing professionals in Seattle make a median yearly salary of $65,286. The difference in pay between the nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 65%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $45,076 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $74,490 per year.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Seattle

Nursing
$67,866
Gerontology
$72,650
BSN
$77,270
RN to BSN
$77,270
Forensic Nursing
$91,525

Seattle nursing professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Seattle

6

Many of Seattle's nursing professionals are graduates of one of the 6 accredited nursing schools in the city.

Nursing Programs Offered In Seattle

associate
4
bachelor
3
master
5
doctor
2
Certificate
2
Total16

There are a total of 16 degree and certificate programs in nursing offered by Seattle's nursing schools.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Seattle

associate
162
bachelor
341
master
155
doctor
34
Certificate
87
Total779

In 2010 approximately 779 students graduated from nursing courses.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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