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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

We asked 17,994 job seekers about their Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). This is what they told us:

  • 52% of job seekers said "help my career progression" was the biggest reason for earning their Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • 94% said earning their Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) helped them make more money
  • 96% said earning their Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) helped them get a job
  • 96% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

What are people saying about getting a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 17,986 responses

94% said earning their Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 17,986 responses

96% said earning their Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 17,987 responses

96% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Why did you decide to earn your Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)?

Based on 17,994 responses

Required for my current job

17%

Make more money

22%

Changing careers

34%

Get an edge over other candidates

2%

Help my career progression

52%

Other

17%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 14,030 responses

Licensed Practical Nurse View jobs

81%

Charge Nurse View jobs

5%

Nurse View jobs

2%

Nursing Assistant View jobs

2%

Licensed Vocational Nurse View jobs

1%

What do people wish they knew before earning their Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)?

12,243 people answered

“I wish I had done more research on the job, the schools and the training. I always heard about RN’s but I never heard much about LPN’s.”

July 11, 2020

“How Nursing would change over the years”

July 10, 2020

“I would have worked even harder to gain even more knowledge so that I could be even more proficient in what I have and will continue to do.”

July 10, 2020

“I always cared about helping the sick and elderly.”

July 10, 2020

“Experience is a must despite the many years in the field”

July 10, 2020

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)?

13,241 people answered

“You have to put in the work to earn your license. It is not just easy training.”

July 11, 2020

“Stay positive and take care of yourself”

July 10, 2020

“Never assume that once you take your NCLEX and pass that you are done learning. Nursing is ongoing. You are constantly learning whether you realize it or not. Your license is just that first step.”

July 10, 2020

“Lots of experience gained through my career as a Nurse”

July 10, 2020

“Good but continue after to get your RN”

July 10, 2020

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