Fort Lauderdale, FL (population: 184,625) has two LVN schools within its city limits. Coral Ridge Nurses Assistant Training School Inc, the highest ranked school in the city with a LVN program, has a total student population of 29. It is the 1654th highest ranked school in the USA and the 78th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
LVN students from Fort Lauderdale 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 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach Metropolitan area alone, there are 6,670 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average salary of $23,250. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this area earn $40,680/yr and there are 2,770 employed.
Fort Lauderdale 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 4 out of every 1000 jobs in Fort Lauderdale are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses, and 9/1000 are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants.
Of the 2 LVN schools in Fort Lauderdale, none 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 City College as the lowest, reported at only $19,798/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fort Lauderdale|
|Pompano Beach||FL||101,930||4||24.0374||34||6.9 miles|
|Coconut Creek||FL||51,117||1||19.1074||42||10.0 miles|
|Coral Springs||FL||125,980||0||-||0||11.7 miles|
|Deerfield Beach||FL||75,503||1||1.86135||0||11.8 miles|
|North Miami Beach||FL||-||1||30.306||3||14.4 miles|
|Pembroke Pines||FL||146,408||0||-||0||15.3 miles|
|Miami Gardens||FL||113,813||3||37.6424||120||15.4 miles|
|Boca Raton||FL||86,084||4||34.4533||150||16.0 miles|
|North Miami||FL||55,954||1||20.3506||19||16.7 miles|
|Miami Lakes||FL||-||1||11.3357||23||19.1 miles|
|Delray Beach||FL||64,829||0||-||0||21.7 miles|
|Miami Beach||FL||84,633||4||12.1922||6||22.8 miles|
|Boynton Beach||FL||69,913||1||0.00884495||0||27.2 miles|
|Coral Gables||FL||43,646||1||80.2467||177||31.3 miles|
|Lake Worth||FL||-||2||25.2639||114||33.3 miles|
|West Palm Beach||FL||99,706||6||33.5336||149||42.2 miles|
|Port Saint Lucie||FL||163,859||0||-||0||79.9 miles|