Port Charlotte, FL (population: 49,392) has one nursing school within its city limits. Charlotte Technical Center has a total student population of 461. It is the 3405th highest ranked school in the USA and the 175th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Nursing students from Port Charlotte schools who go on to become nurses, registered nurses, practical nurses, pediatric nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,583,770 people working as registered nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $66,530. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Punta Gorda area alone, there are 340 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $37,140. Registered nurses in this area earn $48,130/yr and there are 1,290 employed.
Port Charlotte lies in Charlotte county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Punta Gorda area has 38,320 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $17/hr average worker wage, and a $35,770 average annual salary. Thus, about 34 out of every 1000 jobs in Port Charlotte are held by registered nurses, and 9/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Charlotte Technical Center ends up costing a student $3,304/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Port Charlotte|
|North Port||FL||58,777||0||-||0||6.4 miles|
|North Fort Myers||FL||51,280||0||-||0||23.7 miles|
|Cape Coral||FL||161,428||1||26.0313||32||25.1 miles|
|Fort Myers||FL||68,373||7||23.467||192||29.6 miles|
|Bonita Springs||FL||44,290||0||-||0||49.1 miles|
|Saint Petersburg||FL||243,829||7||28.1391||139||62.4 miles|
|Pinellas Park||FL||46,971||2||19.8178||18||70.6 miles|
|Saint Leo||FL||-||1||24.1963||100||93.6 miles|
|New Port Richey||FL||-||2||22.9424||46||94.4 miles|