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Nursing Programs in Utah

Nursing Jobs in Utah (Outlook)

Utah is a great state to pursue a career as a nurse as there is expected to be an addition of over 800,000 new jobs created by the year 2018. There are 17 state accredited nursing schools in Utah from you to choose from and a list of online schools below.

Quick Utah Nursing Facts

  • The field of LVN’s and LPN’s is expected to grow by 21% by 2018
  • Currently there are over 33,000 employed nurses in the state
  • There are currently 17 state accredited nursing programs in Utah
  • The market for registered nurses is expected to grow by 22% until 2018

Utah Nursing Statistics

Approximate Number of Registered Nurses: 19,100
Hourly Average Wage: $29.59
Yearly Average Wage: $61,540

Approximate Number of LPN/LVN: 2,590
Hourly Average Wage: $18.95
Yearly Average Wage: $39,410

Top Nursing Employers in Utah

  1. University of Utah Health Care
  2. Intermountain Medical Center
  3. Utah Valley Regional Medical Center
  4. Saint Mark’s Hospital
  5. McKay-Dee Hospital Center

Utah State References:

State Nursing Board: Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing
State Nurses Association: Utah Nurses Association
State Hospital Association: Utah Hospitals and Health Systems Association