With an overall population of 7,606 and a student population of 348, approximately 348 of Northport students attend one of Northport's schools that offer nursing programs.
Western Suffolk BOCES is the largest nursing school in Northport, based on student population. In 2010, Western Suffolk BOCES graduated approximately 66 students from its nursing program.
In 2010, 66 students graduated with a nursing certificate from one of Northport's nursing schools.
If you plan on staying in Northport after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Northport, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. There were 162,860 nurses working in New York and 26,180 working in the greater Northport area in 2010. The number of nurses in Northport is expected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Northport is $78,230 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.