Silver Spring has a general population of 76,540 and an overall student population of 2,426. Approximately 219 of Silver Spring's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Silver Spring, the largest nursing school, by student population, is American Career Institute. In 2010, American Career Institute graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in nursing.
If you plan on staying in Silver Spring after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Silver Spring, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, there were 51,290 nurses in Maryland. Of these nurses, 9,040 were working in the greater Silver Spring area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Silver Spring will increase by 22% 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 Silver Spring is $78,520 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.