Nursing Schools
In Somerset, Kentucky

There is only one nursing school in Somerset for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of nursing and nursing education in Somerset, which includes nursing training at the following levels:

  • Nursing Certificate
  • Associates degree in Nursing


Statistics

Professional Trends

Somerset Vs. Kentucky Nursing Employment

Somerset 7,700
Kentucky 83,000

Of the 83,000 nursing professionals employed in Kentucky, 7,700 work in Somerset. The number of nursing professionals in Somerset has shrunk by 11% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Somerset has increased.

Somerset Vs. Kentucky Nursing employment growth

78,380 78,110 79,840 81,520 83,000
8,640 7,580 7,190 No data 7,700
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Somerset

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Somerset

$40,105 $41,918 $45,418 No data $49,048
$28,350 $29,770 $31,040 No data $32,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Somerset
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Somerset

As the number of nursing professionals in Somerset has shrunk, salaries for nursing professionals have increased. In 2010 Somerset nursing professionals earned an average yearly salary of $49,048. The average salary for nursing professionals in Somerset was $40,105 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of nursing professionals in Somerset is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Somerset

10th percentile
$32,928
25th percentile
$38,182
50th percentile
$46,315
75th percentile
$57,185
90th percentile
$69,138

Nursing professionals in Somerset earn a median salary of $46,315 per year. The 10% of nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,928 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 110% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Somerset

Nursing
$49,048
Gerontology
$55,620
BSN
$58,900
RN to BSN
$58,900
Forensic Nursing
$83,260

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

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Somerset

1

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

Nursing Programs Offered In Somerset

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total3

Somerset's nursing schools offer 3 nursing degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Somerset

associate
55
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
285
Total340

Approximately 340 students graduated from nursing courses in 2010.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Somerset, Kentucky

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