Fort Walton Beach, FL has one LVN school within its city limits. Okaloosa Applied Technology Center has a total student population of 329. It is the 4236th highest ranked school in the USA and the 232nd highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
LVN students from Fort Walton Beach 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 Walton Beach-Crestview-Destin area alone, there are 540 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average salary of $22,560. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this area earn $34,700/yr and there are 340 employed.
Fort Walton Beach lies in Okaloosa county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Fort Walton Beach-Crestview-Destin area has 76,660 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $38,710 average annual salary. Thus, about 4 out of every 1000 jobs in Fort Walton Beach are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses, and 7/1000 are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Okaloosa Applied Technology Center ends up costing a student $10,056/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fort Walton Beach|
|Orange Beach||AL||-||1||9.16962||21||57.8 miles|
|Bay Minette||AL||-||1||14.4825||35||75.9 miles|