LVN in Hawaii

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Hawaii


Around 0.2% of Hawaii's graduates graduate from nursing certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 47 licensed vocational nurses graduate from Hawaii's 4 LVN schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Hawaii with a LVN program is Hawaii Community College, which is located in Hilo. In 2010, it was ranked 87th nationwide. In 2010, Hawaii Community College graduated 2 students from its LVN program. Hawaii Community College charged in-state students $2,246 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Hawaii with a LVN program is Kapiolani Community College, which is located in Honolulu. In 2010, it was ranked 88th nationwide. In 2010, Kapiolani Community College graduated 11 students from its LVN program. The tuition rate at Kapiolani Community College was $2,172 per year.

University of Hawaii Maui College, which is located in Kahului, is the third-ranked school in Hawaii that has a LVN program. It received a ranking of 90th in the country in 2010. Tuition at University of Hawaii Maui College was $2,238 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Hawaii's LVN schools ranges from $2,246 per year to $2,172 per year. But, the average tuition is $2,207 per year. The Hawaii LVN schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Hawaii Community College - located in Hilo, students are charged $2,246 per year
  2. University of Hawaii Maui College - located in Kahului, students are charged $2,238 per year
  3. Kauai Community College - located in Lihue, students are charged $2,172 per year

The following Hawaii LVN schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Kauai Community College - located in Lihue, students are charged $2,172 per year
  2. Kapiolani Community College - located in Honolulu, students are charged $2,172 per year
  3. University of Hawaii Maui College - located in Kahului, students are charged $2,238 per year

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

A large number of Hawaii LVN graduates become licensed vocational nurses. In 2010, there were 1,470 licensed vocational nurses working in Hawaii. The following counties have the largest number of Hawaii licensed vocational nurses:

  1. Honolulu County - 1,000 licensed vocational nurses
  2. Hawaii County - 480 licensed vocational nurses

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of licensed vocational nurses is expected to grow by 18% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,720 licensed vocational nurses working in the Hawaii then.

Salary

On average, a licensed vocational nurse earns a salary of $44,640 per year in Hawaii state. But, salaries for licensed vocational nurses can vary. In 2010, licensed vocational nurses made as little as less than $33,920 per year or as much as more than $54,380 per year in Hawaii. The counties in Hawaii with the highest average salary for a licensed vocational nurse are:

  1. Honolulu County - $45,620 per year
  2. Hawaii County - $42,610 per year

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

  1. Hawaii County - $42,610 per year
  2. Honolulu County - $45,620 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Hawaii statistics regarding a career in nursing. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse assisting or RN.

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

  • Certificate in Nursing in Hawaii

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
10,350 miles from location Kapiolani Community College Honolulu HI 11.6632 n/a 9,102
10,302 miles from location University of Hawaii Maui College Kahului HI 10.2989 n/a 4,114
10,280 miles from location Hawaii Community College Hilo HI 13.1241 n/a 3,275
10,392 miles from location Kauai Community College Lihue HI 9.10874 n/a 1,345
 

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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 + 1,470 $44,640 -25.4%
 

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