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Nursing Schools
In New Orleans, Louisiana

In New Orleans, there are 6 nursing schools where nursing faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in nursing in the city of New Orleans, which encompasses nursing training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Nursing Employment

New Orleans 23,600
Louisiana 90,630

Of the 90,630 nursing professionals employed in Louisiana, 23,600 work in New Orleans. Between 2006 and 2010, in New Orleans, there has been a 19% growth in the number of nursing professionals. As the number of nursing professionals in New Orleans has increased, overall employment in New Orleans has also increased.

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Nursing employment growth

84,590 86,510 87,400 87,510 90,630
19,830 20,010 20,900 23,180 23,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: New Orleans

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in New Orleans

$45,358 $46,434 $51,184 $54,082 $55,648
$35,650 $36,640 $37,990 $39,210 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in New Orleans
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in New Orleans

Salaries for nursing professionals in New Orleans have increased. In 2010 New Orleans nursing professionals earned an average yearly salary of $55,648. The average salary for nursing professionals in New Orleans was $45,358 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of nursing professionals in New Orleans is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in New Orleans

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Nursing professionals make a median salary of $52,312 per year in New Orleans. The difference in pay between the nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 100%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $38,095 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $76,335 per year.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in New Orleans

Forensic Nursing

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

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in New Orleans


Many of New Orleans' nursing professionals are graduates of one of the 6 accredited nursing schools in the city.

Nursing Programs Offered In New Orleans


There are a total of 19 degree and certificate programs in nursing offered by New Orleans' nursing schools.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In New Orleans


In 2010 approximately 1,133 students completed nursing courses.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in New Orleans, Louisiana

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