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Nursing is the largest healthcare occupation in the U.S., with nearly 3 million registered nurses (RNs). RNs are in high demand nationwide, including Idaho, where the average salary is around $78,610 per year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Requirements to Become an RN in Idaho
To become an RN, first find an accredited nursing program at a college or university. An Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) will prepare you for the NCLEX-RN exam, which you must pass to get an RN license in Idaho. When applying for the NCLEX-RN, have your college transcripts, CPR certification, and valid picture ID ready.
Accredited RN Programs in Idaho
Choosing an RN school in Idaho can be daunting with so many great options. But to make your decision easier, here are a few of the best schools in the state:
Boise State University1910 W University Dr, Boise, ID 83706 (208) 426-1000
Brigham Young University - Idaho525 S Center St, Rexburg, ID 83460 (866) 672-2984
Carrington College1122 N Liberty St, Boise, ID 83704 (208) 779-3100
College of Eastern Idaho1600 S 25th E, Idaho Falls, ID 83404 (208) 524-3000
College of Southern Idaho315 Falls Ave, Twin Falls, ID 83301 (208) 733-9554
College of Western Idaho5500 E Opportunity Dr, Nampa, ID 83687 (208) 562-3000
Idaho State University921 S 8th Ave, Pocatello, ID 83209 (208) 282-1044
Lewis-Clark State College500 8th Ave, Lewiston, ID 83501 (208) 792-5272
North Idaho College1000 W Garden Ave, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814 (208) 769-3300
Northwest Nazarene University623 S University Blvd, Nampa, ID 83686 (208) 467-8011
RN Job Outlook and Salary in Idaho
Idaho RNs are in high demand, with Projections Central forecasting a 19.9% job growth rate from 2020 to 2030. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, RNs in Idaho earn an average annual salary of $78,610 per year, equivalent to $37.79 per hour.
The following table shows the total number of RNs employed in Idaho, and their average wage and salary, by area.
|Area||Total Employment||Avg Hourly Wage||Avg Annual Salary|
Idaho Board of Nursing
The Idaho Board of Nursing is the primary resource for RNs in Idaho for all nursing-related questions and concerns.
Idaho Board of Nursing
11351 W Chinden Blvd #6
Boise, ID 83714
Phone: (208) 577-2476
Fax: (208) 577-2490