Tamarac, FL (population: 59,442) has fifteen BSN schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Miami, the highest ranked school in this group with a BSN program, has a total student population of 15,629. It is the 69th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Florida.
BSN students from Tamarac schools who go on to become nurses, forensic nurses, licensed vocational nurses, nurse administrators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,583,770 people working as registered nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $66,530. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach Metropolitan area alone, there are 2,770 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $40,680. Registered nurses in this area earn $66,510/yr and there are 12,570 employed.
Tamarac lies in Broward county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach Metropolitan area has 715,320 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $40,790 average annual salary. Thus, about 18 out of every 1000 jobs in Tamarac are held by registered nurses, and 4/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
Of the 15 BSN schools with a 100-mile radius of Tamarac, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Miami comes out as the most expensive ($26,758/yr) for BSN students, with Indian River State College as the lowest, reported at only $2,138/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tamarac|
|Coral Springs||FL||125,980||0||-||0||4.8 miles|
|Coconut Creek||FL||51,117||1||19.1074||42||7.4 miles|
|Fort Lauderdale||FL||184,625||11||23.9607||338||8.5 miles|
|Pompano Beach||FL||101,930||4||24.0374||34||8.5 miles|
|Deerfield Beach||FL||75,503||1||1.86135||0||11.5 miles|
|Pembroke Pines||FL||146,408||0||-||0||14.1 miles|
|Boca Raton||FL||86,084||4||34.4533||150||15.0 miles|
|Miami Gardens||FL||113,813||3||37.6424||120||18.0 miles|
|North Miami Beach||FL||-||1||30.306||3||19.4 miles|
|Delray Beach||FL||64,829||0||-||0||20.3 miles|
|Miami Lakes||FL||-||1||11.3357||23||20.4 miles|
|North Miami||FL||55,954||1||20.3506||19||21.5 miles|
|Boynton Beach||FL||69,913||1||0.00884495||0||25.4 miles|
|Miami Beach||FL||84,633||4||12.1922||6||28.0 miles|
|Lake Worth||FL||-||2||25.2639||114||31.4 miles|
|Coral Gables||FL||43,646||1||80.2467||177||34.6 miles|
|West Palm Beach||FL||99,706||6||33.5336||149||38.9 miles|
|Port Saint Lucie||FL||163,859||0||-||0||74.9 miles|
|Bonita Springs||FL||44,290||0||-||0||95.4 miles|