Miami LPN
Miami LPN Schools, LPN Programs and LPN Salary Data

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Miami LPN Stats:
Comfort Score Rank: #86 of 100
Benefit of RN Rank: #20 of 100
Avg. LPN Salary: $41,320
LPNs employed: 10,200

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

Miami’s LPNs make up 19% of nurses in the city. The Miami LPN comfort score is 11 and ranks near the top of the top 100 US cities. The RN comfort score in Miami is a much higher at 69.

These scores indicate that it is a great benefit for a Miami LPN to take the necessary steps to obtain an RN degree. It is estimated as the 20th best place to do this in the nation.

Checklist to become a Miami 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 Miami
Miami LPNs earn an average of $41,320 per year. The employment growth for the profession is estimated at 2.08% 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 Miami and the nursing profession.

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

Mercy Hospital
3663 South Miami Avenue
Miami, FL 33133
www.mercymiami.org

Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Lindsay Hopkins Technical Education Center
750 NW 20th Street
Miami, FL 33127
healthscience.dadeschools.net

Miami Dade College
950 Northwest 20th Street
Miami, FL 33127-4693
www.mdc.edu

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


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Programs:

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Locations: Miami
  • Flexible, online RN-BSN and MSN programs available
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Programs:

  • Patient Care Technician (10-month diploma program)
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Locations: Miami

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Programs:

  • Master of Science in Nursing
Locations: Pembroke Pines

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Programs:

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Programs:

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Programs:

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Locations: Miami
Florida Technical College has structured its Health Care, Technology, and Programming curricula to achieve one thing for its students: success in the real world.

Programs:

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