Nursing Schools In Washington State

Nursing classes faculty can choose to work at one of 42 accredited nursing schools in Washington State. The trends in Washington State's nursing academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in nursing includes nursing training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. Bellevue College

    3000 Landerholm Cir SE, Bellevue, Washington 98007-6484

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  2. Bellingham Technical College

    3028 Lindbergh Ave, Bellingham, Washington 98225-1599

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  3. Big Bend Community College

    7662 Chanute St, Moses Lake, Washington 98837-3299

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  4. Centralia College

    600 Centralia College Blvd., Centralia, Washington 98531-4099

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  5. Clark College

    1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, Washington 98663-3598

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  6. Clover Park Technical College

    4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW, Lakewood, Washington 98499-4004

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  7. Columbia Basin College

    2600 N 20th Ave, Pasco, Washington 99301

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  8. Eastern Washington University

    526 5th Street, Cheney, Washington 99004-2496

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  9. Edmonds Community College

    20000 68th Ave W, Lynnwood, Washington 98036-5912

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  10. Everett Community College

    2000 Tower Street, Everett, Washington 98201

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  11. Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom

    9401 Farwest Dr SW, Lakewood, Washington 98498-1999

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  12. Gonzaga University

    E 502 Boone Ave, Spokane, Washington 99258-0001

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  13. Grays Harbor College

    1620 Edward P Smith Drive, Aberdeen, Washington 98520-7599

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  14. Green River Community College

    12401 SE 320th St, Auburn, Washington 98092-3622

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  15. Highline Community College

    2400 S 240th St, Des Moines, Washington 98198-9800

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  16. Lake Washington Technical College

    11605 132nd Ave NE, Kirkland, Washington 98034-8506

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  17. Lower Columbia College

    1600 Maple Street, Longview, Washington 98632-0310

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  18. Seattle Community College-North Campus

    9600 College Way North, Seattle, Washington 98103-3599

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  19. Northwest University

    5520 108th Ave NE, Kirkland, Washington 98083-0579

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  20. Olympic College

    1600 Chester Ave, Bremerton, Washington 98337-1699

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  21. Pacific Lutheran University

    1010 122nd St So, Tacoma, Washington 98447-0003

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  22. Peninsula College

    1502 E Lauridsen Blvd, Port Angeles, Washington 98362

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  23. Seattle Community College-South Campus

    6000 16th Ave SW, Seattle, Washington 98106-1499

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  24. Seattle Community College-Central Campus

    1701 Broadway Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98122

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  25. Seattle Pacific University

    3307 3rd Ave W, Seattle, Washington 98119-1997

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  26. Seattle University

    900 Broadway, Seattle, Washington 98122-4340

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  27. Shoreline Community College

    16101 Greenwood Ave N, Shoreline, Washington 98133-5696

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  28. Skagit Valley College

    2405 E. College Way, Mount Vernon, Washington 98273

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  29. South Puget Sound Community College

    2011 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia, Washington 98512-6292

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  30. Spokane Community College

    1810 North Greene Street, Spokane, Washington 99217-5399

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  31. Spokane Falls Community College

    3410 W Fort George Wright Dr, Spokane, Washington 99224-5288

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  32. Tacoma Community College

    6501 S 19th St, Tacoma, Washington 98466-6100

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  33. Walla Walla Community College

    500 Tausick Way, Walla Walla, Washington 99362-9267

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  34. Walla Walla University

    204 S College Ave, College Place, Washington 99324-1198

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  35. Washington State University

    French Administration Building, Pullman, Washington 99164-5910

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  36. University of Washington-Seattle Campus

    1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, Washington 98195-4550

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  37. Wenatchee Valley College

    1300 Fifth St, Wenatchee, Washington 98801-1799

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  38. Whitworth University

    300 W Hawthorne Rd, Spokane, Washington 99251

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  39. Yakima Valley Community College

    South 16th Ave. & Nob Hill Blvd., Yakima, Washington 98907-2520

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  40. University of Washington-Bothell Campus

    18115 Campus Way NE, Bothell, Washington 98011-8246

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  41. University of Washington-Tacoma Campus

    1900 Commerce St, Tacoma, Washington 98402-3100

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  42. Pierce College at Puyallup

    1601 39th Ave SE, Puyallup, Washington 98374-2222

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National Nursing Employment

Washington State 90,850
National 5,150,780

Of all of the nursing professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Washington State state.

Employment Growth for Nursing professionals In Washington State

83,600 85,640 87,920 90,050 90,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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The number of nursing professionals is growing in Washington State. In Washington State, 7,250 more nursing professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of nursing professionals has grown by 9%. This growth is faster than the national trend for nursing professionals which shows a 7% increase in the number of nursing professionals working around the nation.

Nursing VS. All Professions salaries in Washington State

$61,234 $64,006 $65,618 $66,036 $66,108
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to nursing professionals are growing in Washington State. Nursing professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $61,234 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $66,108 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Washington State

10th percentile
$41,996
25th percentile
$51,088
50th percentile
$62,402
75th percentile
$75,906
90th percentile
$93,058

This represents a growth in salaries of 7%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 122% pay differential between the highest paid nursing professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of nursing in Washington State.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Washington State

BSN
$73,680
Forensic Nursing
$91,785
Gerontology
$71,664
Nursing
$66,108
RN to BSN
$73,680

In Washington State, nursing professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Nursing programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington State

associate
33
bachelor
13
master
11
doctor
3
Certificate
37
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As the number of nursing professionals is increasing in Washington State state, the number of students graduating from the 42 accredited nursing schools in Washington State state is also increasing. In Washington State, there were 857 graduates in 2006. And there were 4,987 graduates from nursing courses in 2010.

This represents a 482% increase in the number of nursing degree or certificate school graduates in Washington State state. 38% of these graduates received a undergraduate certificate in nursing.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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