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Tampa LPN Schools, LPN Programs and LPN Salary Data

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Tampa LPN Stats:
Comfort Score Rank: #25 of 100
Benefit of RN Rank: #41 of 100
Avg. LPN Salary: $41,700
LPNs employed: 7,690

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

Tampa’s LPNs make up 24% of nurses in the city. The Tampa LPN comfort score is 48 and ranks near the top of the top 100 US cities. The RN comfort score in Tampa is a much higher at 96.

These scores indicate that it is a great benefit for a Tampa LPN to take the necessary steps to obtain an RN degree. It is estimated as the 41st best place to do this in the nation.

Checklist to become a Tampa 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 Tampa
Tampa LPNs earn an average of $41,700 per year. The employment growth for the profession is estimated at 1.6% 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 Tampa and the nursing profession.

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

University of South Florida
12901 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard, MDC Box 22
Tampa, FL 33612-4766
www.hsc.usf.edu/nursing

University of Phoenix
Tampa Campus
9503 Princess Palm Avenue, Suite 100
Tampa, FL 33619
www.phoenix.edu

University of Tampa
401 W. Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33606-1490
www.ut.edu

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



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