LVN in Oklahoma

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Oklahoma


Each year, approximately 1.0% of Oklahoma graduates receive certificates in nursing. That means an estimated 1,055 licensed vocational nurses graduate from Oklahoma's 41 LVN schools each year.

Top Schools

Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee, which is located in Muskogee, is the top-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a LVN program. It received a ranking of 60th in the country in 2010. 9 students graduated with a certificate in LVN from Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee in 2010.

Indian Capital Technology Center-Stilwell, which is located in Stilwell, is the second-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a LVN program. It received a ranking of 64th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 17 students graduated from Indian Capital Technology Center-Stilwell LVN program.

The third-ranked school in Oklahoma with a LVN program is Great Plains Technology Center, which is located in Lawton. In 2010, it was ranked 64th nationwide. In 2010, 89 students graduated from Great Plains Technology Center LVN program. The tuition rate at Great Plains Technology Center was $0 per year.

Cost

In 2010, the LVN schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Oklahoma were:

The following Oklahoma LVN schools had the lowest tuition rates:

A LVN certificate from an Oklahoma school... what next?

The highest percentage of LVN graduates in Oklahoma pursue careers as a licensed vocational nurse. If you decide to work as a licensed vocational nurse in Oklahoma, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 14,450 Oklahoma licensed vocational nurses as of 2010. The largest populations of Oklahoma licensed vocational nurses are working in the following counties:

  1. Canadian County - 5,150 licensed vocational nurses
  2. Creek County - 3,350 licensed vocational nurses
  3. Atoka County - 1,660 licensed vocational nurses

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of licensed vocational nurses in Oklahoma will grow by 15%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 16,330 licensed vocational nurses working in Oklahoma.

Salary

On average, a licensed vocational nurse earns a salary of $33,900 per year in Oklahoma state. However, Oklahoma licensed vocational nurses earned anywhere in the range from as less than $23,110 per year to more than $45,820 per year in 2010. The following counties in Oklahoma have the highest average salaries for licensed vocational nurses:

  1. Canadian County - $35,050 per year
  2. Creek County - $34,070 per year
  3. Adair County - $34,020 per year

On average, licensed vocational nurses earns the least in the following Oklahoma counties:

  1. Beckham County - $31,360 per year
  2. Comanche County - $32,570 per year
  3. Cherokee County - $32,980 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma
  • Certificate in Nursing in Oklahoma

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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 14,450 $33,900 4.9%
 

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