Jacksonville LPN
Jacksonville LPN Schools, LPN Programs and LPN Salary Data

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Jacksonville LPN Stats:
Comfort Score Rank: #35 of 100
Benefit of RN Rank: #55 of 100
Avg. LPN Salary: $40,140
LPNs employed: 2,790

Top Cities in Florida for LPNs: Orlando, Fort Meyers, Tampa Bay, Lakeland, Palm Bay, Jacksonville, Sarasota, Miami/Fort Lauderdale

Jacksonville’s LPNs make up 19% of nurses in the city. The Jacksonville LPN comfort score is 44 and ranks near the bottom of the top 100 US cities. The RN comfort score in Jacksonville is a much higher at 84.

These scores indicate that it is a great benefit for a Jacksonville LPN to take the necessary steps to obtain an RN degree. It is estimated as the 55th best place to do this in the nation.

Checklist to become a Jacksonville LPN:

  1. Earn your LPN Degree, 1 year of courses and hands-on practice.
  2. Apply for licensure with the Florida State Board of Nursing. Have your school send your transcript to them as well
  3. Obtain a CPR card and pass the NCLEX-PN exam

 

LPNs in Jacksonville
Jacksonville LPNs earn an average of $40,140 per year. The employment growth for the profession is estimated at 3.32% and will include hospital, home health, private practice and nursing home positions. Please contact the Florida State Board of Nursing at www.doh.state.fl.us/mqa/index.html with any questions concerning the city of Jacksonville and the nursing profession.

In Jacksonville, these schools offer nursing classes and nursing degrees.

Florida Community College at Jacksonville
North Campus
4501 Capper Road North Campus C212
Jacksonville, FL 32218-4499

University of North Florida
4567 St Johns Bluff Road, South
Jacksonville, FL 32224-2673

University of Phoenix
Jacksonville Campus
8131 Baymeadows Circle West #101
Jacksonville, FL 32256

A career as an LPN in this city can provide opportunities and security.



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