With an overall population of 12,244 and a student population of 650, approximately 650 of Dickson students attend one of Dickson's schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Dickson, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Tennessee Technology Center at Dickson. In 2010, Tennessee Technology Center at Dickson graduated approximately 81 students with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 81 students graduated with a nursing certificate from one of Dickson's nursing schools.
If you plan on staying in Dickson after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Dickson, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. There were 61,600 nurses working in Tennessee and 14,860 working in the greater Dickson area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Dickson will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Dickson, you can expect to make an average salary of $60,210 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.