Sterling Heights, MI (population: 127,075) has twenty-four LVN schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Michigan State University, the highest ranked school in this group with a LVN program, has a total student population of 47,071. It is the 45th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
LVN students from Sterling Heights 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 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills Metropolitan area alone, there are 10,360 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average salary of $27,190. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this area earn $48,450/yr and there are 4,240 employed.
Sterling Heights lies in Macomb county, which is one of the 62 counties in Michigan. Overall, the Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills Metropolitan area has 1,060,520 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $22.33/hr average worker wage, and a $46,440 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.994 out of every 1000 jobs in Sterling Heights are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses, and 9.766/1000 are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants.
Of the 24 LVN schools with a 100-mile radius of Sterling Heights, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Canton comes out as the most expensive ($21,586/yr) for LVN students, with Lorain County Community College as the lowest, reported at only $2,528/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Sterling Heights|
|Clinton Township||MI||-||2||7.68254||63||5.6 miles|
|Madison Heights||MI||-||2||27.3656||17||7.6 miles|
|Royal Oak||MI||56,742||1||28.1635||4||7.8 miles|
|Rochester Hills||MI||68,883||1||23.9536||51||9.1 miles|
|Saint Clair Shores||MI||59,971||1||11.5792||3||9.5 miles|
|Bloomfield Township||MI||41,179||0||-||0||12.2 miles|
|Auburn Hills||MI||-||2||5.8467||61||12.8 miles|
|West Bloomfield Township||MI||71,474||0||-||0||17.8 miles|
|Farmington Hills||MI||78,114||1||0.013626||0||18.9 miles|
|Dearborn Heights||MI||49,619||0||-||0||21.2 miles|
|Port Huron||MI||-||5||17.4204||129||40.9 miles|
|Ann Arbor||MI||113,880||5||27.5859||183||41.3 miles|
|East Lansing||MI||45,575||2||19.4594||4||74.6 miles|
|Spring Arbor||MI||-||1||60.8655||91||82.0 miles|