Philadelphia LPN
Philadelphia LPN Schools, LPN Programs and LPN Salary Data

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Philadelphia LPN Stats:
Comfort Score Rank: #38 of 100
Benefit of RN Rank: #86 of 100
Avg. LPN Salary: $48,290
LPNs employed: 15,730

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

Philadelphia’s LPNs make up 27% of nurses in the city. The Philadelphia LPN comfort score is 43 and ranks in the middle of the top 100 US cities. The RN comfort score in Philadelphia is much higher at 78.

These scores indicate that it is a great benefit for a Philadelphia LPN to take the necessary steps to obtain an RN degree. It is estimated as the 86th best place to do this in the nation.

Checklist to become a Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia
Philadelphia LPNs earn an average of $48,290 per year. The employment growth for the profession is estimated at 0.55% 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 Philadelphia and the nursing profession.

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

Community College of Philadelphia
1700 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130-3991
www.ccp.edu

Drexel University
245 North 15th Street, Mail Stop 501
Philadelphia, PA 19102-1192
www.drexel.edu

Frankford Hospital School of Nursing
4918 Penn Street
Philadelphia, PA 19124

Holy Family University
Frankford & Grant Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19114-2094
www.hfc.edu/nursing

La Salle University
1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141-1199
www.lasalle.edu

Methodist Hospital School of Nursing
2301 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19148
www.tju.edu

Northeastern Hospital
2301 East Allegheny Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19134-4499
www.nehson.templehealth.org

Roxborough Memorial Hospital
5800 Ridge Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19128
www.roxborough.org/school.htm

Temple University Hospital-Episcopal Campus
100 East Lehigh Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19125-1098
episcopal.templehealth.org/

University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
51 N. 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
www.uphs.upenn.edu

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



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Programs:

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Programs:

  • Bachelor of Science Nursing - RN to BSN
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Programs:

  • Undergraduate Certificate in Health Sciences

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Programs:

  • Medical Assisting
Locations: Essington

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