Harrisburg LPN
Harrisburg LPN Schools, LPN Programs and LPN Salary Data

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Harrisburg LPN Stats:
Comfort Score Rank: #60 of 100
Benefit of RN Rank: #89 of 100
Avg. LPN Salary: $41,870
LPNs employed: 1,570

Top Cities in Pennsylvania for LPNs: Pittsburgh, Scranton, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Allentown, Philadelphia

Harrisburg’s LPNs make up 20% of nurses in the city. The Harrisburg LPN comfort score is 29 and ranks in the middle of the top 100 US cities. The RN comfort score in Harrisburg is much higher at 62.

These scores indicate that it is a great benefit for a Harrisburg LPN to take the necessary steps to obtain an RN degree. It is estimated as the 89th best place to do this in the nation.

Checklist to become a Harrisburg LPN:

  1. Earn your LPN Degree, 1 year of courses and hands-on practice.
  2. Apply for licensure with the Pennsylvania 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 Harrisburg
Harrisburg LPNs earn an average of $41,870 per year. The employment growth for the profession is estimated at 0.56% and will include hospital, home health, private practice and nursing home positions. Please contact the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing with any questions concerning the city of Harrisburg and the nursing profession.

In Harrisburg, this school offers nursing classes and nursing degrees.

Harrisburg Area Community College
1 HACC Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17110-2999
www.hacc.edu/

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

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