Niagara Falls, NY (population: 50,692) has three pediatric nursing schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Rochester, the highest ranked school in this group with a pediatric nursing program, has a total student population of 9,506. It is the 76th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York). To learn more about pediatric nursing programs in Niagara Falls, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of pediatric nursing professors at University of Rochester such as Amy Karch.
Pediatric Nursing students from Niagara Falls schools who go on to become pediatric nurses, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 29,460 people working as pediatricians, general alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $161,410. Also, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Buffalo-Niagara Falls area alone, there are 10,800 employed registered nurses earning an average salary of $61,360. Pediatricians, general in this area earn $119,740/yr and there are ** employed.
Niagara Falls lies in Niagara county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the Buffalo-Niagara Falls area has 534,300 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $19.69/hr average worker wage, and a $40,960 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in Niagara Falls are held by pediatricians, general, and 20.221/1000 are held by registered nurses.
Of the 3 pediatric nursing schools with a 100-mile radius of Niagara Falls, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Rochester comes out as the most expensive ($30,317/yr) for pediatric nursing students, with University of Pittsburgh-Bradford as the lowest, reported at only $14,458/yr.
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