Nursing Programs in Virginia

Nursing Jobs in Virginia (Outlook)

The demand for nurses in the state of Virginia continues to increase and the numbers will continue to climb all the way to 2020.  It is a great start to being your nursing career due to the fact that it has over 50 nursing schools in Virginia to choose from.

Find about below about pursuing one of the online nursing programs that are available.

Quick Virginia Nursing Facts

  • Of all of the nursing professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Virginia
  • Currently there are over 122,000 employed nurses in the state
  • There are currently 51 state accredited nursing programs in Virginia
  • Nursing shortage in this state is expected to grow to 36.4% until 2020

Virginia Nursing Statistics

Approximate Number of Registered Nurses: 62,210
Hourly Average Wage: $31.59
Yearly Average Wage: $65,710

Approximate Number of LPN/LVN: 20,570
Hourly Average Wage: $18.88
Yearly Average Wage: $39,260

Top Nursing Employers in Virginia

  1. Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
  2. CJW Medical Center – Chippenham Campus
  3. Central Virginia Training Center
  4. Henrico Doctors’ Hospital – Forest Campus
  5. Inova Fairfax Hospital

Virginia State References:

State Nursing Board: Virginia Board of Nursing
State Nurses Association: Virginia Nurses Association
State Hospital Association: Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association