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Nursing Programs in Mississippi

Nursing Jobs in Mississippi (Outlook)

The future looks bright for those who want to become a nurse in the state of Mississippi because the shortage of nurses is expected to rise by 5% by the year 2020.  The Mississippi Office of Nursing Workforce continues to help out individuals with job placement and training to become nurses.

Choose one of the nursing schools in Mississippi below to jump start your career as a nurse.

Quick Mississippi Nursing Facts

  • Just under 25 college and universities across the state that offer nursing programs
  • Nursing shortage is expected to rise by 5% by the year 2020
  • There are currently 57,410 certified nurses in Mississippi
  • The amount of nursing professionals continues grow by more then 3% each year

Top Nursing Schools in Mississippi

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Mississippi Nursing Statistics

Approximate Number of Registered Nurses: 29,640
Hourly Average Wage: $28.59
Yearly Average Wage: $59,480

Approximate Number of LPN/LVN: 10,620
Hourly Average Wage: $16.62
Yearly Average Wage: $34,580

Top Nursing Employers in Mississippi

  1. Baptist Medical Center
  2. North Mississippi Medical Center
  3. University of Mississippi Medical Center
  4. Forrest General Hospital
  5. Memorial Hospital

Mississippi State References:

State Nursing Board: Mississippi Board of Nursing
State Nurses Association: Mississippi Nurses Association
State Hospital Association: Mississippi Hospital Association