Baton Rouge LPN
Baton Rouge LPN Schools, LPN Programs and LPN Salary Data

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Baton Rouge LPN Stats:
Comfort Score Rank: #66 of 100
Benefit of RN Rank: #49 of 100
Avg. LPN Salary: $35,720
LPNs employed: 3,010

Top Cities in Louisiana for LPNs: Baton Rouge, New Orleans

Baton Rouge’s LPNs make up 32% of nurses in the city. The Baton Rouge LPN comfort score is 26 and ranks in the middle of the top 100 US cities. The RN comfort score in Baton Rouge is a much higher at 72.

These scores indicate that it is a great benefit for a Baton Rouge LPN to take the necessary steps to obtain an RN degree. It is estimated as the 49th best place to do this in the nation.

Checklist to become a Baton Rouge LPN:

  1. Earn your LPN Degree, 1 year of courses and hands-on practice.
  2. Apply for licensure with the Louisiana 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 Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge LPNs earn an average of $35,720 per year. The employment growth for the profession is estimated at 2.64% and will include hospital, home health, private practice and nursing home positions. Please contact the Louisiana Board of Nursing at www.lsbn.state.la.us/ with any questions concerning the city of Baton Rouge and the nursing profession.

In Baton Rouge, these schools offer nursing classes and nursing degrees.

Baton Rouge General Medical Center
3616 North Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
www.BRGeneral.org

Southern University and A&M College
Intercollegiate Consortium For a Master of Science in Nursing
PO Box 11794
Baton Rouge, LA 70813-0400
www.subr.edu/

Our Lady of the Lake College
7500 Hennessy Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
www.ololcollege.edu

Southern University and A&M College-Baton Rouge
PO Box 11794
Baton Rouge, LA 70813-0400
www.subr.edu/aboutsubr.html

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



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