LPN Programs in Illinois

LPN Programs in IllinoisIn the state of Illinois you must complete your training at one of the accredited LPN programs in Illinois in order to take the National Council Licensure Examination – Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN). In order for you to enroll in one of the LPN programs in Illinois you must hold a high school diploma or an equivalent. LPN schools in Illinois has some of the best programs in the country. You should consider checking with the school’s board of admissions to see if there are any other requirements for enrollment. You may want to consider looking at some of the LPN programs in Chicago for those looking for a big city feel.

LPN Jobs in Illinois

2011 Employment: 24,690
2018 Projected Employment: 29,700

The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) requires that in order to have a job as an LPN in the state of Illinois you:

• Must have proof of graduation from an accredited program
• Must have passed the NCLEX-PN
• Must provide a high school diploma or the equivalent
• Must be able to speak English or pass the TOEFL
• Must have verification of fingerprint processing from Illinois Department of State Police

LPN Salary in Illinois

2011 Mean Hourly Wage: $20.05
2011 Mean Yearly Wage: $41,700
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. CareerOneStop

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