Pittsburgh LPN
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Pittsburgh LPN Stats:
Comfort Score Rank: #24 of 100
Benefit of RN Rank: #53 of 100
Avg. LPN Salary: $39,610
LPNs employed: 6,300

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

Pittsburgh’s LPNs make up 17% of nurses in the city. The Pittsburgh LPN comfort score is 49 and ranks near the top of the top 100 US cities. The RN comfort score in Pittsburgh is much higher at 94.

These scores indicate that it is a great benefit for a Pittsburgh LPN to take the necessary steps to obtain an RN degree. It is estimated as the 53rd best place to do this in the nation.

Checklist to become a Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh LPNs earn an average of $39,610 per year. The employment growth for the profession is estimated at 1.28% 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 Pittsburgh and the nursing profession.

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

La Roche College
9000 Babcock Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15237-5898
www.pcc.edu/academ/nursing

Pittsburgh Mercy Health System
1401 Boulevard of the Allies
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
www.mercy.pmhs.org

UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
5230 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
www.upmc.edu/shadyside/schoolofnursing

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

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