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.
- AS - Nursing
Further your education at Rasmussen College.Choose from seven schools of study including programs in business, nursing, technology, and more. You could earn your bachelor’s degree in as little as 18 months and help advance your career through our AcceleratED program.
- Medical Assisting Diploma
- Healthcare Career Program - Clinical Track
Get a hands-on education at Lincoln College of Technology. Designed for today’s tough job market, our in-depth programs cover many fields including: Health Sciences, Business and Information Technology, Hospitality, Automotive Technology, HVAC Technology and Electrical Systems Technology. Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. Programs vary by campus
- Medical Assistant
Founded in 1977, SJVC has campuses located throughout California-including an Online division and offers a variety of accelerated Certificate and Associate of Science degree programs in the business, medical and technical fields.
Students benefit from a balance of classroom instruction and real-world experience, learning the skills they need to go straight to work in todays competitive job market.
- Medical Assistant
- Medical Assisting