LVN in Georgia

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Georgia


Around 0.5% of Georgia's graduates graduate from nursing certificate programs every year. Thus, Georgia's 28 LVN schools put out approximately 1,290 licensed vocational nurses each year.

Top Schools

North Georgia Technical College, which was ranked 75th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Georgia that has a LVN program. It is located in Clarkesville. In 2010, 46 students graduated from North Georgia Technical College's LVN program. North Georgia Technical College charged in-state students $2,310 in tuition fees per year.

Sandersville Technical College, which was ranked 77th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Georgia that has a LVN program. It is located in Sandersville. In 2010, Sandersville Technical College graduated 5 students from its LVN program. Sandersville Technical College charged in-state students $2,268 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Georgia with a LVN program is Altamaha Technical College, which is located in Jesup. In 2010, it was ranked 77th nationwide. In 2010, 32 students graduated from Altamaha Technical College LVN program. Altamaha Technical College charged in-state students $2,268 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Georgia's LVN schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $2,320 per year, though tuition can range from $3,086 per year to $1,863 per year. The Georgia LVN schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Bainbridge College - located in Bainbridge, students are charged $3,086 per year
  2. Wiregrass Georgia Technical College - located in Valdosta, students are charged $2,528 per year
  3. Dalton State College - located in Dalton, students are charged $2,522 per year

The LVN schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Georgia were:

  1. Central Georgia Technical College - located in Macon, students are charged $1,863 per year
  2. Athens Technical College - located in Athens, students are charged $1,863 per year
  3. Albany Technical College - located in Albany, students are charged $2,268 per year

A LVN certificate from a Georgia school... what next?

The highest percentage of LVN graduates in Georgia pursue careers as a licensed vocational nurse. In 2010, there were 24,690 licensed vocational nurses working in Georgia. The largest populations of Georgia licensed vocational nurses are working in the following counties:

  1. Barrow County - 10,100 licensed vocational nurses
  2. Burke County - 2,410 licensed vocational nurses
  3. Appling County - 2,220 licensed vocational nurses

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of licensed vocational nurses in Georgia will grow by 20%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 31,410 licensed vocational nurses working in Georgia.

Salary

A licensed vocational nurse in Georgia earns $35,950 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. licensed vocational nurses in Georgia had varying salaries from $22,280 to $53,560 per year in 2010. On average a licensed vocational nurse earns the most in the following Georgia counties:

  1. Clarke County - $39,380 per year
  2. Hall County - $37,880 per year
  3. Barrow County - $37,750 per year

The Georgia counties with the lowest average salary for licensed vocational nurses are:

  1. Appling County - $30,710 per year
  2. Baker County - $31,080 per year
  3. Brooks County - $31,160 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Georgia statistics regarding a career in nursing and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as nurse assisting or RN.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing in Georgia
  • Certificate in Nursing in Georgia

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 24,690 $35,950 5.0%
 

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