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Nursing Schools
In San Diego, California

The city of San Diego has 7 schools where nursing faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of nursing and nursing education in San Diego, which includes nursing training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Diego Vs. California Nursing Employment

San Diego 37,380
California 438,680

Exactly 37,380 of the 438,680 nursing professionals employed in California, work in San Diego. Between 2006 and 2010, in San Diego, there has been a 9% growth in the number of nursing professionals. As the number of nursing professionals in San Diego has increased, overall employment in San Diego has also increased.

San Diego Vs. California Nursing employment growth

409,470 417,020 435,920 432,610 438,680
34,340 37,260 40,920 37,480 37,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Diego

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in San Diego

$64,898 $65,716 $65,480 $65,476 $69,022
$43,600 $45,210 $47,250 $48,860 $50,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in San Diego
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Diego

In San Diego, salaries for nursing professionals have increased. San Diego nursing professionals made $69,022 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, nursing professionals in San Diego made an average salary of $64,898 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Diego.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in San Diego

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Nursing professionals in San Diego earn a median salary of $65,902 per year. 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 $46,640 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $76,812 per year.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in San Diego

Forensic Nursing

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

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in San Diego


Many of San Diego's nursing professionals are graduates of one of the 7 accredited nursing schools in the city.

Nursing Programs Offered In San Diego


There are a total of 22 degree and certificate programs in nursing offered by San Diego's nursing schools.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In San Diego


In 2010 approximately 1,093 students graduated from nursing courses.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in San Diego, California

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