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1,630 Practical Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Nursing & Nursing Assistants is the 9th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in Alabama

Practical Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1,494
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1,494
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 126
Associate’s Degree 10

Gender Distribution

In Alabama, a practical nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in AL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of practical nursing majors in Alabama is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Black or African American: 24.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.2%
  • White: 68.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 3.0%
Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in AL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing & Nursing Assistants Grads in Alabama

There are 34,780 people in the state and 2,152,650 people in the nation working in practical nursing jobs.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Jobs Nationwide vs. AL

Wages for Nursing & Nursing Assistants Jobs in Alabama

Practical Nursing grads earn an average of $24,110 in the state and $29,580 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 22 colleges in Alabama that offer practical nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

198 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,057 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $26,900 after graduation. 82% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 38%.

190 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,419 Total Students

87% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending Coastal Alabama Community College will pay a net price of $6,141. In their early career, Coastal Alabama Community College grads earn an average salary of $23,800.

171 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,745 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,300 after earning their degree at this institution. 91% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

149 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,736 Total Students

47% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,362. 83% of students get financical aid.

119 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,736 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 78% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 32%. In their early career, Calhoun Community College grads earn an average salary of $24,000.

109 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,531 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $9,230. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. 81% of students get financical aid.

100 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,610 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 58% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $21,400 after graduation. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

71 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,539 Total Students

92% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 48% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,999.

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,860 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $4,262. 54% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,350 Total Students

44% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,700 a year. 73% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Careers in AL

Some of the careers practical nursing majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 7% $38,010
Nursing Assistants 7% $23,290

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to practical nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in AL
Nursing 6,743
Allied Health Professions 1,800
Allied Health Services 1,105
Health/Medical Admin Services 759
Public Health 450
Rehabilitation Professions 414
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 404
Communication Sciences 399

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