LVN in Tennessee

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Tennessee


Each year, approximately 1.1% of Tennessee graduates receive certificates in nursing. In other words, every year an estimated 1,608 licensed vocational nurses graduate from Tennessee's 26 LVN schools.

Top Schools

Tennessee Technology Center at Paris, which was ranked 68th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Tennessee that has a LVN program. It is located in Paris. 101 students graduated with a certificate in LVN from Tennessee Technology Center at Paris in 2010.

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

Tennessee Technology Center at McMinnville, which was ranked 68th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Tennessee that has a LVN program. It is located in McMinnville. 75 students graduated with certificate in LVN from Tennessee Technology Center at McMinnville in 2010. Students at Tennessee Technology Center at McMinnville paid $0 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

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

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

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

A large number of Tennessee LVN graduates become licensed vocational nurses. In 2010, there were 24,770 licensed vocational nurses working in Tennessee. The Tennessee counties with the largest populations of licensed vocational nurses are:

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

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of licensed vocational nurses in the state of Tennessee will grow to 30,390. This would require a 19% growth in the profession.

Salary

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

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

A licensed vocational nurse in the following counties in Tennessee make the lowest salaries on average:

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

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Tennessee 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 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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