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Nursing & Nursing Assistants in Rhode Island

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Nursing & Nursing Assistants Schools in Rhode Island

184 Practical Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Nursing & Nursing Assistants is the 5th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in Rhode Island

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 184
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 184

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in RI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Black or African American: 38.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.2%
  • White: 38.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 12.0%
Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in RI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing & Nursing Assistants Grads in Rhode Island

In this state, there are 11,280 people employed in jobs related to a practical nursing degree, compared to 2,152,650 nationwide.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Jobs Nationwide vs. RI

Wages for Nursing & Nursing Assistants Jobs in Rhode Island

Practical Nursing grads earn an average of $31,340 in the state and $29,580 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Rhode Island that offer practical nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

164 Degrees in Major Awarded
678 Total Students

An average student at Lincoln Tech - Lincoln will pay a net price of $21,654. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,775 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,826. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Careers in RI

Some of the careers practical nursing majors go into include:

Job Title RI Job Growth RI Median Salary
Nursing Assistants 5% $30,000
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 1% $58,960

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

Major Annual Graduates in RI
Nursing 1,064
Allied Health Services 279
Allied Health Professions 259
Public Health 205
Health/Medical Admin Services 177
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 164
Health Sciences & Services 148
Medicine 128

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