Utah, The Beehive State, is expected to have a 22% increase in demand for nurses by 2018. Registered nurses in the larger cities are as follows: Salt Lake City $62,910, Provo, 61,913, and Ogden $61,658.

Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic in Salt Lake City is the top employer among hospitals with 5,000 employees.  University of Utah Healthcare in Salt Lake City is 2nd with 4, 500 employees. Dixie Regional Medical Center in St. George and Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo are 3rd with 3,000 employees each. LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City is 5th with 2,100 employees. Fresenius Medical Care in Ogden is 6th with 1,600 employees.



Utah Facts & Figures

  • 2012 Unemployment Rate: 6%
  • Unemployment Rank:  11 of 50
  • 2011 Per Capita Income: $33, 790
  • Per Capita Income Rank:  45 of 50
  • 2011 Cost of Living Index:  92.2
  • Cost of Living Rank:  10 of 50

Top Three Cities in Utah

Ten Largest Hospitals in Utah

  • LDS Hospital
  • Utah Valley Regional Medical Center
  • Utah State Hospital
  • University Of Utah Hospital & Clinics
  • Mckay-Dee Hospital Center
  • St Mark’s Hospital
  • Primary Children’s Medical Center
  • Cottonwood Hospital Medical
  • Ogden Regional Medical Center
  • Salt Lake Regional Medical Center

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