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Jersey College has solely offered nursing programs since 2004 and has graduated over 2,000 licensed professionals.

Professional Nursing Program (RN)
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Generic Track (RN) Practical Nursing Program (LPN) Nurse Residency Track

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Our New Jersey, Florida an Indiana campuses are located near major metropolitan areas easily accessible for the commuting student.

Ewing, New Jersey (NJ/PA)
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Tampa, Florida
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Largo, Florida
Port Charlotte, Florida
Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Each campus is accredited and approved by The Department of Education to offer Federal Financial Assistance to our students.  

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Begin you nursing education at Jersey College by requesting an application.  One of our admission representatives will contact you shortly.

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Teterboro, NJ(201) 489-5836
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Nursing Salary Guide

The annual salary for an LPN or RN is dependent on a few factors. The city and state you work in, the size of the company, your level of education, and your years of experience will all go in to determining how much you’ll get paid in your nursing career. 

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LPN Salaries
RN Salaries
New Jersey Nursing Salaries
Florida Nursing Salaries

LPN Salary

How much do LPNs make?

As of 2018, licensed practical nurses in the US made an average salary ranging from approximately $33,680 to approximately $62,160 with the median salary at $46,240.1 This median salary is approximately $7,000 higher than the median salary for all other occupations in the US and is dependent on years of experience.2 

Most LPNs work full time in this salary range. An LPN’s schedule may include holidays, nights, and weekends and shifts longer than 8 hours.3

PN Wage Chart 20184

RN Salary

How much do RNs make?

As of 2018, the average salary for RNs in the United States ranged from approximately $50,800 to approximately $106,530 with the median salary at $71,730.5 This median salary is approximately $33,000 higher than the median salary for all other occupations in this country and is dependent on years of experience.6

Most RNs work full time at this salary range. Most RNs who work in hospitals and other 24 hour care facilities work rotating shifts during the days, nights, weekends, holidays, and on call. RNs working in offices and schools may work regular business hours.7

RN Wage Chart8

Nurse Salary in New Jersey9

Average RN Salary in NJ

In the state of New Jersey, the average annual salary for a Registered Nurse in 2018 was $82,750, or $39.78 per hour.

  • New York/Newark-Jersey City/NY-NJ-PA: $91,160
  • Trenton, NJ: $77,090

Average LPN Salary in NJ

In the state of New Jersey, the average annual salary for a Licensed Practical Nurse in 2018 was $56,290, or $27.06 per hour.

  • New York/Newark-Jersey City/NY-NJ-PA: $55,640
  • Trenton, NJ: $56,130

Nurse Salary in Florida10

Average RN Salary in FL

The average annual salary for a Registered Nurse in the state of Florida in 2018 was $66,210 or $31.83 per hour. 

  • Tampa/St. Petersburg/Clearwater, FL: $68,010
  • Miami/Ft. Lauderdale/West Palm Beach, FL: $69,500
  • Jacksonville, FL: $62,660

Average LPN Salary in FL

The average annual salary for a Licensed Practical Nursing in the State of Florida in 2018 was $44,400 or $21.34 per hour.

  • Tampa/St. Petersburg/Clearwater, FL : $44,230
  • Miami/Ft. Lauderdale/West Palm Beach, FL: $46,820
  • Jacksonville, FL: $44,130

1, 2, 3, 4 US Bureau of Labor Statistics
5, 6, 7 US Bureau of Labor Statistics
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10 US Bureau of Labor Statistics