Nursing Schools
In Tucson, Arizona

Nursing faculty can choose to work at one of 5 nursing schools in Tucson. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the nursing academic community in Tucson, and the future trends. Academia in nursing includes nursing training at the following levels:

  • Nursing Certificate
  • Associates degree in Nursing
  • Bachelors degree in Nursing
  • Masters degree in Nursing
  • PhD degree in Nursing


Statistics

Professional Trends

Tucson Vs. Arizona Nursing Employment

Tucson 14,700
Arizona 74,850

Of the 74,850 nursing professionals employed in Arizona, 14,700 work in Tucson. The number of nursing professionals in Tucson has grown by 15% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of nursing professionals in Tucson has increased, overall employment in Tucson has decreased.

Tucson Vs. Arizona Nursing employment growth

70,260 72,680 75,110 74,110 74,850
12,740 14,210 15,490 14,980 14,700
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arizona
  • Dark Yellow: Tucson

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Tucson

$54,582 $58,538 $58,848 $55,942 $57,156
$36,420 $37,860 $39,650 $40,870 $42,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Tucson
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tucson

As the number of nursing professionals in Tucson has grown, salaries for nursing professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $57,156 per year was earned by nursing professionals in Tucson. Nursing professionals in Tucson made a yearly average salary of $54,582, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of nursing professionals in Tucson is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Tucson

10th percentile
$38,698
25th percentile
$46,140
50th percentile
$54,774
75th percentile
$64,676
90th percentile
$81,102

Nursing professionals in Tucson make a median yearly salary of $54,774. The 10% of nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,698 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $81,102 per year.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Tucson

Nursing
$57,156
Gerontology
$59,014
BSN
$65,080
RN to BSN
$65,080
Forensic Nursing
$74,350

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

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Tucson

5

Many of Tucson's nursing professionals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited nursing schools in the city.

Nursing Programs Offered In Tucson

associate
1
bachelor
2
master
2
doctor
2
Certificate
6
Total13

There are a total of 13 degree and certificate programs in nursing offered by Tucson's nursing schools.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Tucson

associate
222
bachelor
219
master
47
doctor
16
Certificate
374
Total878

In 2010 approximately 878 students graduated from nursing courses.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Tucson, Arizona

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