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Do you want a high-demand career in Oregon that pays an average salary of nearly $106,610 per year after just two or three years of training? Can you imagine yourself working in a medical facility, helping patients? If so, consider a career as a Registered Nurse (RN).
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Requirements to Become an RN in Oregon
According to the Oregon Board of Nursing, to become an RN, you must complete a board-approved training program. You can choose either an associate or bachelor's degree program, depending on your individual goals. After earning your RN degree, you must pass the NCLEX-RN licensing exam.
To obtain your RN license in Oregon, you must achieve passing scores on the NCLEX-RN, submit to a criminal background check, and pay the state's licensing fee.
Accredited RN Programs in Oregon
Choosing a school for your RN training is an important decision. Fortunately, there are several terrific schools in Oregon that offer approved RN programs.
Blue Mountain Community College2411 NW Carden Ave, Pendleton, OR 97801 (541) 276-1260
Central Oregon Community College2600 NW College Way, Bend, OR 97703 (541) 383-7700
Chemeketa Community College4000 Lancaster Dr NE, Salem, OR 97305 (503) 399-5000
Clackamas Community College19600 Molalla Ave, Oregon City, OR 97045 (503) 594-0650
Clatsop Community College1651 Lexington Ave, Astoria, OR 97103 (503) 338-2411
Columbia Gorge Community College400 E Scenic Dr, The Dalles, OR 97058 (541) 506-6000
George Fox University414 N Meridian St, Newberg, OR 97132 (503) 538-8383
Klamath Community College7390 S 6th St, Klamath Falls, OR 97603 (541) 882-3521
Lane Community College4000 E 30th Ave, Eugene, OR 97405 (541) 463-3000
Linfield College2900 NE 132nd Ave, Portland, OR 97230 (503) 413-8481
Linn Benton Community College6500 Pacific Blvd SW, Albany, OR 97321 (541) 917-4811
Mt. Hood Community College26000 SE Stark St, Gresham, OR 97030 (503) 491-6422
OHSU - Eastern Oregon UniversityOne University Blvd, La Grande, OR 97850 (541) 962-3646
OHSU - Monmouth550 Monmouth Ave N, Monmouth, OR 97361 (503) 838-8179
OHSU - Oregon Tech3201 Campus Dr, Klamath Falls, OR 97601 (541) 885-1665
OHSU - Portland3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97239 (503) 494-7444
OHSU - Southern Oregon University1250 Siskiyou Blvd, Ashland, OR 97520 (541) 552-6226
Oregon Coast Community College400 SE College Way, Newport, OR 97366 (541) 265-2283
Portland Community College12000 SW 49th Ave, Portland, OR 97219 (971) 722-6111
Rogue Community College3345 Redwood Hwy, Grants Pass, OR 97527 (541) 956-7500
Southwestern Oregon Community College1988 Newmark Ave, Coos Bay, OR 97420 (541) 888-2525
Sumner College8338 NE Alderwood Rd #100, Portland, OR 97220 (503) 972-6230
Umpqua Community College1140 Umpqua College Rd, Roseburg, OR 97470 (541) 440-4600
University of Portland5000 N Willamette Blvd, Portland, OR 97203 (503) 943-8000
Walla Walla University - Portland10345 SE Market St, Portland, OR 97216 (800) 541-8900
Warner Pacific University2219 SE 68th Ave, Portland, OR 97215 (503) 517-1020
RN Job Outlook and Salary in Oregon
Oregon RNs are in high demand, with Projections Central forecasting a 12.1% job growth rate from 2020 to 2030. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, RNs in Oregon earn an average annual salary of $106,610 per year, equivalent to $51.26 per hour.
The following table shows the total number of RNs employed in Oregon, and their average wage and salary, by area.
|Area||Total Employment||Avg Hourly Wage||Avg Annual Salary|
Oregon State Board of Nursing
The Oregon State Board of Nursing is the primary resource for RNs in Oregon for all nursing-related questions and concerns.
Oregon State Board of Nursing
17938 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd
Portland, OR 97224
Phone: (971) 673-0685
Fax: (971) 673-0684