LVN in Alaska

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Alaska

Approximately 0.3% of graduates in of Alaska receive nursing certificates every year. That means an estimated 28 licensed vocational nurses graduate from Alaska's 2 LVN schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Alaska Anchorage, which was ranked 44th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Alaska that has a LVN program. It is located in Anchorage. no students graduated with a certificate in LVN from University of Alaska Anchorage in 2010. Tuition at University of Alaska Anchorage was $5,186 per year.

The second-ranked school in Alaska with a LVN program is AVTEC-Alaska's Institute of Technology, which is located in Seward. In 2010, it was ranked 61st nationwide. 25 students graduated with certificate in LVN from AVTEC-Alaska's Institute of Technology in 2010.


If you are hoping to attend one of Alaska's LVN schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $2,593 per year, though tuition can range from $5,186 per year to $5,186 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Alaska LVN schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Alaska Anchorage - located in Anchorage, students are charged $5,186 per year

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

  1. University of Alaska Anchorage - located in Anchorage, students are charged $5,186 per year

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

The highest percentage of LVN graduates in Alaska pursue careers as a licensed vocational nurse. Alaska had 700 licensed vocational nurses in 2010. The Alaska counties with the largest populations of licensed vocational nurses are:

  1. Anchorage County - 370 licensed vocational nurses
  2. Aleutians East County - 140 licensed vocational nurses
  3. Fairbanks North Star County - 120 licensed vocational nurses

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of licensed vocational nurses is expected to shrink by 0% by 2018. There are projected to be 830 licensed vocational nurses working in the Alaska then.


On average, a licensed vocational nurse earns a salary of $47,100 per year in Alaska state. In 2010, however, some Alaska licensed vocational nurses earned as little as less than $29,250 per year or as much as more than $65,750 per year. The counties in Alaska with the highest average salary for a licensed vocational nurse are:

  1. Haines County - $50,430 per year
  2. Anchorage County - $48,570 per year
  3. Aleutians East County - $46,630 per year

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

  1. Fairbanks North Star County - $41,050 per year
  2. Aleutians East County - $46,630 per year
  3. Anchorage County - $48,570 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in nursing in Alaska and to compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse assisting or RN, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Certificate in Nursing in Alaska

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 700 $47,100 34.6%

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