RN Programs in Nevada

RNs are in high demand in Nevada! Learn to become one by exploring requirements, programs, salary, outlook, and the Nevada Board of Nursing.
RN Programs in Nevada

Nursing careers are booming, with excellent job prospects and pay. Nevada RNs earn an average annual salary of $77,360, above the national average. Entry-level RNs in Nevada are likely earning more than $96,310 per year, with RN positions expected to increase 12% by 2028. This growth is driven by an aging population and increasing demand for healthcare services.

Requirements to Become an RN in Nevada

If you're interested in becoming a registered nurse in Nevada, the first step is to enroll in an accredited nursing program. You must earn at least an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) before you can take the NCLEX-RN licensing exam.

Once you have passed the exam, you can apply for an RN license from the Nevada Board of Nursing.

Accredited RN Programs in Nevada

Choosing a school for your RN training is one of the most important decisions you will make. Here are some of Nevada's top RN schools:

  1. Arizona College of Nursing - Las Vegas

    8363 W Sunset Rd # 200, Las Vegas, NV 89113
    (702) 831-5000
  2. Carrington College

    5740 S Eastern Ave #140, Las Vegas, NV 89119
    (702) 514-3236
  3. Chamberlain University College of Nursing - Las Vegas

    9901 Covington Cross Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89144
    (702) 768-1660
  4. College of Southern Nevada

    700 College Dr, Henderson, NV 89002
    (702) 651-3000
  5. Great Basin College

    1500 College Pkwy, Elko, NV 89801
    (775) 327-2317
  6. Las Vegas College

    8410 Rafael Rivera Wy, Las Vegas, NV 89113
    (702) 567-1920
  7. Nevada State College

    1300 Nevada State Dr, Henderson, NV 89002
    (702) 992-2000
  8. Roseman University of Health Sciences

    11 Sunset Way, Henderson, NV 89014
    (702) 990-4433
  9. Truckee Meadows Community College

    18600 Wedge Pkwy Building B, Reno, NV 89511
    (775) 850-4054
  10. University of Nevada - Las Vegas

    4505 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89154
    (702) 774-8658
  11. University of Nevada - Reno

    1664 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89557
    (775) 784-1110
  12. Western Nevada College

    2201 W College Pkwy, Carson City, NV 89703
    (775) 445-3000

RN Job Outlook and Salary in Nevada

Nevada RNs are in high demand, with Projections Central forecasting a 23.3% job growth rate from 2020 to 2030. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, RNs in Nevada earn an average annual salary of $96,310 per year, equivalent to $46.3 per hour.

The following table shows the total number of RNs employed in Nevada, and their average wage and salary, by area.

AreaTotal EmploymentAvg Hourly WageAvg Annual Salary
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise17,860$46.96$97,680
Carson City740$43.63$90,740

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) May 2022

Nevada State Board of Nursing

The Nevada State Board of Nursing is the primary resource for RNs in Nevada for all nursing-related questions and concerns.

Nevada State Board of Nursing

5011 Meadowood Mall Way #300, Reno, NV 89502
(775) 687-7700
(775) 687-7707

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