Chicago LPN Schools, LPN Programs and LPN Salary Data
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Chicago LPN Stats:
Comfort Score Rank: #79 of 100
Benefit of RN Rank: #67 of 100
Avg. LPN Salary: $44,410
LPNs employed: 15,010
Top Cities in Illinois for LPNs: Chicago
Chicago LPNs make up 15% of nurses in the city. The Chicago LPN comfort score is 16 and ranks near the top of the top 100 US cities. The RN comfort score in Chicago is a much higher at 58. Chicago is the only city that made our Top 100 in Illinois.
These scores indicate that it is a great benefit for a Chicago LPN to take the necessary steps to obtain an RN degree. It is estimated as the 67th best place to do this in the nation.
Checklist to become a Chicago LPN:
- Earn your LPN Degree, 1 year of courses and hands-on practice.
- Apply for licensure with the Illinois State Board of Nursing. Have your school send your transcript to them as well
- Obtain a CPR card and pass the NCLEX-PN exam
LPNs in Chicago
Chicago LPNs earn an average of $44,410 per year. The employment growth for the profession is estimated at 1.47% and will include hospital, home health, private practice and nursing home positions. Please contact the Illinois Board of Nursing at www.idfpr.com/dpr/who/nurs.asp with any questions concerning the city of Chicago and the nursing profession.
In Chicago, these schools offer nursing classes and nursing degrees.
Currently NOT recommended: Ambria School of Nursing
A career as an LPN in this city can provide opportunities and security.
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