Richmond LPN
Richmond LPN Schools, LPN Programs and LPN Salary Data

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Richmond LPN Stats:
Comfort Score Rank: #78 of 100
Benefit of RN Rank: #66 of 100
Avg. LPN Salary: $40,260
LPNs employed: 3,950

Top Cities in Virginia for LPNs: Richmond, Virginia Beach

Richmond’s LPNs make up 24% of nurses in the city. The Richmond LPN comfort score is 17 and ranks in the bottom of the top 100 US cities. The RN comfort score in Richmond is much higher at 58.

These scores indicate that it is a great benefit for a Richmond LPN to take the necessary steps to obtain an RN degree. It is estimated as the 66th best place to do this in the nation.

Checklist to become a Richmond LPN:

  1. Earn your LPN Degree, 1 year of courses and hands-on practice.
  2. Apply for licensure with the Virginia 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 Richmond
Richmond LPNs earn an average of $40,260 per year. The employment growth for the profession is estimated at 1.92% and will include hospital, home health, private practice and nursing home positions. Please contact the Virginia Board of Nursing at www.dhp.virginia.gov/nursing/ with any questions concerning the city of Richmond and the nursing profession.

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

Bon Secours Richmond Health System
8550 Magellan Parkway, Suite 1100
Richmond, VA 23227
www.bonsecours.com/son/index.htm

J Sargeant Reynolds Community College
PO Box 85622
Richmond, VA 23285-5622
www.jsr.vccs.edu

Virginia Commonwealth University
1220 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23298
www.nursing.vcu.edu

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