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Mental Health Nursing Schools in Washington

In 2018-2019, 19 students earned their Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing degrees in WA.

A Mental Health Nursing major is the 8th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Mental Health Nursing Majors in Washington

Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 19

Gender Distribution

In Washington, a psychiatric/mental health nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Mental Health Nursing Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of psychiatric/mental health nursing majors in Washington is as follows:

  • Asian: 10.5%
  • Black or African American: 5.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.5%
  • White: 52.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 21.1%
Mental Health Nursing Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Mental Health Nursing Grads in Washington

60,800 people in the state and 3,187,320 in the nation are employed in jobs related to psychiatric/mental health nursing.

Mental Health Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Mental Health Nursing Jobs in Washington

Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing grads earn an average of $82,670 in the state and $81,350 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Washington that offer psychiatric/mental health nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
7,199 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $44,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 70% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.15 years to complete their degree at Seattle U.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
31,607 Total Students

In their early career, Wazzu grads earn an average salary of $40,600. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,768. The full-time teacher rate is 79%.

Mental Health Nursing Careers in WA

Some of the careers psychiatric/mental health nursing majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 30% $116,350
Registered Nurses 21% $79,920
Nursing Instructors and Professors 18% $70,190

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to psychiatric/mental health nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Registered Nursing 3,502
Nursing Administration 53
Nursing Practice 53
Family Practice Nursing 46
Clinical Nurse Leader 25
Nurse Anesthetist 19
Geriatric Nursing 16
Nursing Education 7

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