Murray, UT (population: 47,260) has one nursing school within its city limits. Stevens-Henager College has a total student population of 1,080. It is the 4819th highest ranked school in the USA and the 51st highest in the state of Utah (#1 is University of Utah).
Nursing students from Murray 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 Salt Lake City area alone, there are 980 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $42,370. Registered nurses in this area earn $60,930/yr and there are 9,210 employed.
Murray lies in Salt Lake county, which is one of the 16 counties in Utah. Overall, the Salt Lake City area has 609,730 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $19.97/hr average worker wage, and a $41,530 average annual salary. Thus, about 15.103 out of every 1000 jobs in Murray are held by registered nurses, and 1.610/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Stevens-Henager College ends up costing a student $14,919/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Murray|
|West Valley City||UT||125,842||2||24.4175||17||6.9 miles|
|South Jordan||UT||57,903||1||13.1531||4||7.5 miles|
|Salt Lake City||UT||184,856||12||26.413||545||9.2 miles|