Oklahoma City, OK (population: 564,147) has six LVN schools within its city limits. Metro Technology Centers, the highest ranked school in the city with a LVN program, has a total student population of 1,172. It is the 1836th highest ranked school in the USA and the 39th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
LVN students from Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma City area alone, there are 6,180 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average salary of $20,950. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this area earn $33,480/yr and there are 5,140 employed.
Oklahoma City lies in Oklahoma county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Oklahoma City area has 564,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $18.31/hr average worker wage, and a $38,090 average annual salary. Thus, about 9.107 out of every 1000 jobs in Oklahoma City are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses, and 10.938/1000 are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants.
Of the 6 LVN schools in Oklahoma City, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Platt College-OKC Central Campus comes out as the most expensive ($32,460/yr) for LVN students, with Francis Tuttle Technology Center as the lowest, reported at only $12,586/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Oklahoma City|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||7.9 miles|
|El Reno||OK||-||2||15.8225||75||25.4 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||88.8 miles|