Salt Lake City, UT (population: 184,856) has five nursing schools within its city limits. University of Utah, the highest ranked school in the city with a nursing program, has a total student population of 29,284. It is the 129th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Utah. To learn more about nursing programs in Salt Lake City, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of nursing professors at University of Utah such as Katie Baraki, Alexa Doig, Mary Duffy, Linda Edelman, Pamela Hardin, and Sue Huether.
Nursing students from Salt Lake City 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.
Salt Lake City 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 Salt Lake City are held by registered nurses, and 1.610/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
Of the 5 nursing schools in Salt Lake City, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Utah Campus comes out as the most expensive ($24,719/yr) for nursing students, with Salt Lake Community College as the lowest, reported at only $9,987/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Salt Lake City|
|West Valley City||UT||125,842||2||24.4175||17||7.5 miles|
|South Jordan||UT||57,903||1||13.1531||4||15.4 miles|