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Colorado is acclaimed as one of the most beautiful states and as one of the fastest growing states of U.S. this state has a reputation for having dynamic and athletic populace. Several studies have proved that the people of Colorado have the lowermost rates of obesity among all states in U.S. The redundancy rate of Colorado was comparatively lower than the national median in April 2010, which is good news for those who are seeking a job in the field of nursing. Colorado is famous among the people who are pursuing their nursing carrier and why would not it be, it has a great demand for registered nurses than any other state. The hospitals of Colorado are desperately looking for registered nurses as, according to Colorado Centre of Nursing Excellence, this state has a shortage of nurses almost twice as much as the national median.

In recent years, to meet the health care challenges, the state has been devoted to hire a large number of highly skilled and trained nurses. The heavily populated areas like Denver, Colorado Springs and Aurora in Colorado have a great the demand for well qualified nurses. If you are a nursing job seeker then you can pursue some of the leading employers like Centura Health, The memorial Health System, Penrose-St, Francis Health Services and Exempla Healthcare, who are willing to appoint registered nurses. The hourly mean wage will be around $32.12 and the annual mean wage will in the range of $66,800. The RNs can also look for jobs on the website maintained by Colorado Nurses Association.

You must also know that the state is also offering scholarships to the nursing students and the training programs are also being improved in the hospitals to fill the job vacancies for nursing. Moreover you can get all the details and information about state licensure from the Colorado State Board of Nursing, under Colorado’s Department of Regulatory Agencies.

  • Registered Nurses: 42,510

  • LPN / LVN Employment: 6,230

  • Hourly Wage: $33.02

  • Hourly Wage: $21.37

  • Yearly Wage: $68,670

  • Yearly Wage: $44,460

Colorado Registered Nurse Statistics

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Oct 31, 2014

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