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Lakeland LPN Stats:
Comfort Score Rank: #45 of 100
Benefit of RN Rank: #17 of 100
Avg. LPN Salary: $35,500
LPNs employed: 1,840

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

Lakeland’s LPNs make up 34% of nurses in the city. The Lakeland LPN comfort score is 39 and ranks in the middle of the top 100 US cities. The RN comfort score in Lakeland is a much higher at 94.

These scores indicate that it is a great benefit for a Lakeland LPN to take the necessary steps to obtain an RN degree. It is estimated as the 17th best place to do this in the nation.

Checklist to become a Lakeland 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 Lakeland
Lakeland LPNs earn an average of $35,500 per year. The employment growth for the profession is estimated at 5.13% 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 Lakeland and the nursing profession.

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

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