Jonesboro has a total population of 3,829 and a student population of 1,243. Of these students, 1,243 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Everest Institute-Jonesboro is the largest nursing school in Jonesboro, based on student population. In 2010, Everest Institute-Jonesboro graduated approximately 199 students from its nursing program.
A reported 199 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Jonesboro in 2010.
If you plan on staying in Jonesboro after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Jonesboro, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. There were 66,610 nurses working in Georgia and 33,790 working in the greater Jonesboro area in 2010. The number of nurses in Jonesboro is expected to increase by 35% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Jonesboro, you can expect to make an average salary of $64,100 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.