Vermont, The Green Mountain State, is in better shape regarding shortage of nurses than most states. The shortfall currently is approximately 600 statewide. The average annual wage for a registered nurse in Burlington, the only large city in Vermont, is $64,503.

Some of the largest employers in the state are health care facilities. Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington is the 1st ranked hospital, by size, with 5,000 employees. Rutland Regional Medical Group in Rutland is 2nd with 1,400 employees while Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington is 3rd with 1,300 employees. Central Vermont Medical Center has 1,001 employees and is ranked 4th. GE Healthcare in South Burlington is 5th with 800 employees and Porter Hospital in Middlebury is 6th with 600 employees.





Vermont Facts & Figures

  • 2012 Unemployment Rate: 4.6%
  • Unemployment Rank: 4 of 50
  • 2011 Per Capita Income: $41832
  • Per Capita Income Rank:  19 of 50
  • 2011 Cost of Living Index:  120.2
  • Cost of Living Rank:  40 of 50

Three Largest Cities in Vermont

Ten Largest Hospitals in Vermont

  • Fletcher Allen Health Care
  • Central Vermont Medical Center
  • Brattleboro Retreat
  • Porter Hospital
  • Rutland Regional Medical Center
  • Southwestern Vermont Medical Center
  • Mt Ascutney Hospital and Health Center
  • Springfield Hospital
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Northwestern Medical Center

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