Jefferson City, MO (population: 41,319) has one LVN school within its city limits. Nichols Career Center has a total student population of 78. It is the 675th highest ranked school in the USA and the 12th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
LVN students from Jefferson City 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 Jefferson City area alone, there are 930 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average salary of $19,390. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this area earn $33,100/yr and there are 570 employed.
Jefferson City lies in Cole county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the Jefferson City area has 80,870 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $17.71/hr average worker wage, and a $36,830 average annual salary. Thus, about 6.991 out of every 1000 jobs in Jefferson City are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses, and 11.484/1000 are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Nichols Career Center ends up costing a student $16,536/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Jefferson City|
|Saint Peters||MO||56,697||1||24.7073||15||86.5 miles|
|Saint Charles||MO||65,986||1||57.1604||124||91.5 miles|
|Maryland Heights||MO||-||1||21.4481||9||95.6 miles|