Live Oak has a general population of 6,480 and an overall student population of 139. Approximately 139 of Live Oak's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Suwannee-Hamilton Technical Center is the largest nursing school in Live Oak, based on student population. Approximately 33 students graduated in 2010 from Suwannee-Hamilton Technical Center with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 51 students graduated with a nursing certificate in Live Oak.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Live Oak, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 54 nurses in Florida were working in the greater Live Oak area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Live Oak will increase by 24% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Live Oak is $57,350 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.