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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:

  1. Earn your LPN Degree, 1 year of courses and hands-on practice.
  2. Apply for licensure with the Illinois 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 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 with any questions concerning the city of Chicago and the nursing profession.

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

Chicago State University
9501 South King Drive, BHS 200A
Chicago, IL 60628-1598

Harry S. Truman College
1145 W. Wilson Avenue
Chicago, IL 60640

City Colleges of Chicago Kennedy-King College
6800 South Wentworth Avenue
Chicago, IL 60621-3798

City Colleges of Chicago Malcolm X College
1900 West Van Buren Street
Chicago, IL 60612

Prairie State College
202 S. Halsted Street
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

Richard J. Daley College
7500 South Pulaski Road
Chicago, IL 60652

Saint Xavier University
3700 West 103rd Street
Chicago, IL 60655


Currently NOT recommended: Ambria School of Nursing


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

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