Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

At-A-Glance

Median Pay*
$40,940.00 per year
Employment Change, 2017-2022*
290
Number of Jobs, 2016*
1650
Entry-Level Education
Postsecondary non-degree award
Work Experience
None
On-the-job Training
None
Job Outlook, 2017-2022*
22.3 %

*Data is specific to the Southeast Texas region.

Job Outlook
Percent change in employment, projected 2017-2022
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
22.3%
All Occupations
18.26%
Note: All Occupations includes all occupations in the Targeted Occupations List for Southeast Texas
What Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Do
Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) provide basic nursing care. They work under the direction of registered nurses and doctors.
Work Environment
Becoming a licensed practical or licensed vocational nurse (LPN or LVN) requires completing an approved educational program. LPNs and LVNs must also have a license.
Similar Occupations
Compare the job duties, education, job growth, and pay of Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses with similar occupations.
SOURCE:
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition and ONETOnline