LPN in Tennessee

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Tennessee


Around 1.1% of Tennessee's graduates graduate from nursing certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 1,608 licensed practical nurses graduate from Tennessee's 26 LPN schools.

Top Schools

Tennessee Technology Center at Paris, which is located in Paris, is the top-ranked school in Tennessee that has a LPN program. It received a ranking of 68th in the country in 2010. 101 students graduated with a certificate in LPN from Tennessee Technology Center at Paris in 2010.

The second-ranked school in Tennessee with a LPN program is Tennessee Technology Center at Murfreesboro, which is located in Murfreesboro. In 2010, it was ranked 68th nationwide. 21 students graduated with certificate in LPN from Tennessee Technology Center at Murfreesboro in 2010.

The third-ranked school in Tennessee with a LPN program is Tennessee Technology Center at McMinnville, which is located in McMinnville. In 2010, it was ranked 68th nationwide. In 2010, Tennessee Technology Center at McMinnville graduated 75 students from its LPN programs. Tuition at Tennessee Technology Center at McMinnville was $0 per year.

Cost

The Tennessee LPN schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

The lowest tuition rates at Tennessee LPN schools were charged at the following schools:

A LPN certificate from a Tennessee school... what next?

The highest percentage of LPN graduates in Tennessee pursue careers as a licensed practical nurse. 24,770 licensed practical nurses were working in Tennessee in 2010. In Tennessee, the largest numbers of licensed practical nurses work in the following counties:

  1. Cannon County - 5,620 licensed practical nurses
  2. Crittenden County - 4,420 licensed practical nurses
  3. Anderson County - 2,710 licensed practical nurses

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of licensed practical nurses is expected to grow by 19% by 2018. There are projected to be 30,390 licensed practical nurses working in the Tennessee then.

Salary

A licensed practical nurse in Tennessee makes an average of $36,040 per year. However, this number is only an average. licensed practical nurses in Tennessee had varying salaries from $22,620 to $48,980 per year in 2010. A licensed practical nurse in the following Tennessee counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Crittenden County - $40,870 per year
  2. Cannon County - $38,630 per year
  3. Christian County - $38,350 per year

The following counties in Tennessee have the lowest average salaries for licensed practical nurses:

  1. Bedford County - $32,430 per year
  2. Campbell County - $32,530 per year
  3. Hawkins County - $32,600 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Certificate in Nursing in Tennessee

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,887 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Knoxville Knoxville TN 28.6057 n/a 1,055
6,088 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Hohenwald Hohenwald TN 28.1844 n/a 877
5,851 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Morristown Morristown TN 29.7961 n/a 825
5,789 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Elizabethton Elizabethton TN 27.8719 n/a 795
6,227 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Memphis Memphis TN 22.0968 n/a 787
6,010 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Hartsville Hartsville TN 23.7514 n/a 748
6,079 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Dickson Dickson TN 26.7533 n/a 650
6,049 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Nashville Nashville TN 29.7471 n/a 644
5,965 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Livingston Livingston TN 26.9149 n/a 608
6,023 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Shelbyville Shelbyville TN 29.9003 n/a 580
6,164 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Jackson Jackson TN 28.0493 n/a 537
6,141 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at McKenzie McKenzie TN 30.4549 n/a 485
6,056 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Pulaski Pulaski TN 23.9666 n/a 460
5,947 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Crossville Crossville TN 24.4497 n/a 451
5,916 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Harriman Harriman TN 31.0297 n/a 405
6,024 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Murfreesboro Murfreesboro TN 32.0196 n/a 372
5,920 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Oneida-Huntsville Huntsville TN 28.0966 n/a 366
6,130 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Crump Crump TN 25.8126 n/a 359
5,986 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at McMinnville McMinnville TN 31.8239 n/a 314
6,206 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Covington Covington TN 28.0115 n/a 302
5,922 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Athens Athens TN 30.7859 n/a 285
6,130 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Paris Paris TN 32.4163 n/a 283
6,176 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Whiteville Whiteville TN 26.1354 n/a 266
5,902 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Jacksboro Jacksboro TN 24.7131 n/a 247
6,198 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Ripley Ripley TN 25.5716 n/a 211
6,184 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Newbern Newbern TN 29.2042 n/a 145
 

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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 + 24,770 $36,040 14.9%
 

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