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Nursing Schools in Salem, Oregon

Nursing Schools in Salem, OR

If you are interested in pursuing nursing, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 nursing schools in Salem, Oregon. Salem has a general population of 136,924 and an overall student population of 16,514. Approximately 12,355 of Salem's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.

The largest nursing school in Salem, by student population, is Chemeketa Community College. In 2010, Chemeketa Community College graduated approximately 62 students with credentials in nursing.

A total of 109 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Salem in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,510 per year in tuition costs.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for nursing related books and supplies each year.

Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in Salem

If you decide to work as a nurse in Salem, your job prospects are good. There were 30,660 nurses working in Oregon and 2,600 working in the greater Salem area in 2010. The number of nurses in Salem is expected to 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 Salem is $72,210 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Nursing Degree in Salem
  • Associates Degree in Nursing
  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing
  • Nursing Classes
  • Nursing Courses
  • Nursing Training

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  1. 1Chemeketa Community CollegeChemeketa Community College

    4000 Lancaster Dr NE, Salem, Oregon 97305

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate

  2. 2Valley Medical CollegeValley Medical College

    4707 Silverton Road NE, Salem, Oregon 97305

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate