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Nursing Schools
In San Francisco, California

The city of San Francisco has 4 schools where nursing faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the nursing academic community in San Francisco, and the future trends. Academia in nursing includes nursing training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Francisco Vs. California Nursing Employment

San Francisco 28,560
California 438,680

Exactly 28,560 of the 438,680 nursing professionals employed in California, work in San Francisco. There has been a 17% growth in the number of nursing professionals in San Francisco between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of nursing professionals in San Francisco has increased, overall employment in San Francisco has also increased.

San Francisco Vs. California Nursing employment growth

409,470 417,020 435,920 432,610 438,680
24,460 25,730 25,920 26,640 28,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Francisco

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in San Francisco

$69,333 $71,345 $72,763 $73,508 $75,054
$54,770 $57,810 $60,430 $61,940 $63,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in San Francisco
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Francisco

As the number of nursing professionals in San Francisco has grown, salaries for nursing professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $75,054 per year was earned by nursing professionals in San Francisco. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for nursing professionals in San Francisco was $69,333 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Francisco.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in San Francisco

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25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Nursing professionals in San Francisco earn a median salary of $70,866 per year. The 10% of nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $43,256 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $94,850 per year.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in San Francisco

Forensic Nursing

On average nursing professionals in San Francisco earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in San Francisco.

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in San Francisco


Many of San Francisco's nursing professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited nursing schools in the city.

Nursing Programs Offered In San Francisco


There are a total of 11 degree and certificate programs in nursing offered by San Francisco's nursing schools.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In San Francisco


Approximately 856 students completed nursing courses in 2010.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in San Francisco, California

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