Salinas has a general population of 151,060 and an overall student population of 11,980. Approximately 10,451 of Salinas's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Salinas's largest nursing school is Hartnell College. Approximately 32 students graduated in 2010 from Hartnell College with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 51 students graduated with a nursing certificate in Salinas. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $788 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for nursing related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Salinas, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 236,400 nurses in California, 2,580 were working in the greater Salinas area. The number of nurses in Salinas is expected 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 Salinas is $94,750 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.