Pittsburg has a total population of 56,769 and a student population of 10,773. Of these students, 10,773 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Pittsburg, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Los Medanos College. Approximately 43 students graduated in 2010 from Los Medanos College with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 45 students graduated with a nursing degree in Pittsburg. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $738 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for nursing related books and supplies every year.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pittsburg, your job prospects are good. There were 236,400 nurses working in California and 16,840 working in the greater Pittsburg area in 2010. Pittsburg's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Pittsburg is $103,330 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.