Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Nursing & Nursing Assistants in Washington

Find Schools Near

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Schools in Washington

1,275 students earned Practical Nursing degrees in Washington in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Nursing & Nursing Assistants is the 18th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1,062
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 112
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 112
Associate’s Degree 101

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.6%
  • Black or African American: 5.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 17.3%
  • White: 50.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.7%
  • Other Races: 16.8%
Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing & Nursing Assistants Grads in Washington

There are 39,830 people in the state and 2,152,650 people in the nation working in practical nursing jobs.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Nursing & Nursing Assistants Jobs in Washington

Practical Nursing grads earn an average of $32,130 in the state and $29,580 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 31 colleges in Washington that offer practical nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

165 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,905 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending CPTC will pay a net price of $6,859. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

136 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,860 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. 83% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

#3

Skagit Valley College

Mount Vernon
124 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,159 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,448. Graduates earn an average $27,800 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,445 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Graduates earn an average $28,600 after graduation. 59% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

74 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,546 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $32,300 after graduation. 78% of students get financical aid.

#6

Olympic College

Bremerton
72 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,620 Total Students

47% of students get financical aid. 100% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,263 Total Students

59% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 30% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,802.

67 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,670 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,582. Graduates earn an average $34,700 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 97%.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,316 Total Students

A typical student attending Bellingham Vocational Technical Institute will pay a net price of $4,111. 100% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,041 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,845. 62% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 98%.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Careers in WA

Some of the careers practical nursing majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Nursing Assistants 14% $31,220
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 12% $55,650

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Nursing 3,747
Allied Health Services 3,677
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,436
Dental Support Services 817
Allied Health Professions 781
Mental & Social Health Services 741
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 712
Public Health 632

View all majors related to Nursing & Nursing Assistants

View Nationwide Nursing & Nursing Assistants Report

References

More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.