Largo has a total population of 69,371 and a student population of 1,644. Of these students, 71 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Largo, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Career Institute of Florida. In 2010, Career Institute of Florida graduated approximately 14 students with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with a nursing certificate from one of Largo's nursing schools.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Largo, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 151,100 nurses in Florida, 25,300 were working in the greater Largo area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 24% in Largo. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Largo is $61,210 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.