Hazard has a total population of 4,806 and a student population of 4,713. Of these students, 4,713 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Hazard Community and Technical College is the largest nursing school in Hazard, based on student population. Approximately 239 students graduated in 2010 from Hazard Community and Technical College with credentials in nursing.
A total of 286 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Hazard in 2010. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Hazard, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,000.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Hazard, your job prospects are good. There were 43,500 nurses working in Kentucky and 3,020 working in the greater Hazard area in 2010. The number of nurses in Hazard is expected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Hazard is $51,320 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.