Home / Nursing Careers / Nursing Programs / Nursing Programs in NJ New Jersey

Nursing Programs in NJ New Jersey

Nursing Jobs in New Jersey (Outlook)

New Jersey is a great state to become a nurse because it boost as one of the top five highest salary states in the U.S. for nurses. With major universities like Seton Hall and Rutgers, it a great idea to attend 1 of the 40 nursing schools in New Jersey.

Get in contact with one of our nursing programs below to learn about which program would be best for your needs.

Quick New Jersey Nursing Facts

  • Among the top 5 paying states for LPN’s and LVN’s
  • State currently employs over 151,000 nurses
  • There are currently 40 state accredited nursing programs in New Jersey
  • Nursing salaries continue to rise in the state

Top Nursing Schools in NJ


New Jersey Nursing Statistics

Approximate Number of Registered Nurses: 78,180
Hourly Average Wage: $36.76
Yearly Average Wage: $76,460

Approximate Number of LPN/LVN: 14,690
Hourly Average Wage: $24.65
Yearly Average Wage: $51,270

Top Nursing Employers in New Jersey

  1. Bergen Regional Medical Center
  2. Hackensack University Medical Center
  3. Morristown Memorial Hospital
  4. Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
  5. Saint Barnabas Medical Center

New Jersey State References:

State Nursing Board: New Jersey Board of Nursing
State Nurses Association: New Jersey State Nurses Association
State Hospital Association: New Jersey Hospital Association