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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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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