Boca Raton, FL (population: 86,084) has twenty LVN schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Miami, the highest ranked school in this group with a LVN 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.
LVN students from Boca Raton schools who go on to become licensed vocational nurses, nurses, LVNs, licensed vocational nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 728,670 people working as licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $40,900. Also, Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants make on average $24,980 per year and there are about 1,438,010 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach Metropolitan area alone, there are 6,720 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average salary of $23,720. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this area earn $42,030/yr and there are 3,000 employed.
Boca Raton lies in Palm Beach county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach Metropolitan area has 510,440 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $42,380 average annual salary. Thus, about 6 out of every 1000 jobs in Boca Raton are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses, and 13/1000 are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants.
Of the 20 LVN schools with a 100-mile radius of Boca Raton, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Coral Ridge Nurses Assistant Training School Inc comes out as the most expensive ($28,644/yr) for LVN students, with Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center as the lowest, reported at only $774/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Boca Raton|
|Deerfield Beach||FL||75,503||1||1.86135||0||4.2 miles|
|Delray Beach||FL||64,829||0||-||0||5.7 miles|
|Coconut Creek||FL||51,117||1||19.1074||42||7.6 miles|
|Pompano Beach||FL||101,930||4||24.0374||34||9.1 miles|
|Boynton Beach||FL||69,913||1||0.00884495||0||11.2 miles|
|Coral Springs||FL||125,980||0||-||0||11.6 miles|
|Fort Lauderdale||FL||184,625||11||23.9607||338||16.0 miles|
|Lake Worth||FL||-||2||25.2639||114||17.3 miles|
|West Palm Beach||FL||99,706||6||33.5336||149||26.3 miles|
|Pembroke Pines||FL||146,408||0||-||0||28.7 miles|
|North Miami Beach||FL||-||1||30.306||3||30.4 miles|
|Miami Gardens||FL||113,813||3||37.6424||120||31.0 miles|
|North Miami||FL||55,954||1||20.3506||19||32.7 miles|
|Miami Lakes||FL||-||1||11.3357||23||34.2 miles|
|Miami Beach||FL||84,633||4||12.1922||6||38.8 miles|
|Coral Gables||FL||43,646||1||80.2467||177||47.3 miles|
|Port Saint Lucie||FL||163,859||0||-||0||64.7 miles|