LPN Programs in Wisconsin

LPN Programs in WisconsinThose looking to start a career as a licensed practical nurse in Wisconsin you may want to start by looking at some of the wonderful LPN programs in Wisconsin. But there may be a few things you should know right off the bat. If you attend and graduate from an approved LPN program in Wisconsin, you will be eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination – Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN) which will help you get your license to work. There may be school specific requirements. Contact the schools’ admissions offices for any other prerequisites for enrollment with one of the LPN schools in Wisconsin.

LPN Jobs in Wisconsin

2011 Employment: 10,820
2018 Projected Employment: 12,360

The State of Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS) states that all licensed practical nurses need to have the following before they can be legally employed:

• You must be at least 18 years old and completed at least 2 years of high school or its equivalent
• You must have graduated an accredited practical nursing education program
• You must have passed the NCLEX-PN
• You must not have an arrest or conviction record

LPN Salary in Wisconsin

2011 Mean Hourly Wage: $19.99
2011 Mean Yearly Wage: $41,580
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. CareerOneStop

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