Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

We asked 3980 job seekers about their Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). This is what they told us:

  • 54% 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 3,972 responses

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

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 3,972 responses

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

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 3,973 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 3,980 responses

Required for my current job
17%
Make more money
23%
Changing careers
35%
Get an edge over other candidates
2%
Help my career progression
54%
Other
16%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 3,233 responses

Licensed Practical Nurse View jobs
80%
Charge Nurse View jobs
7%
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)?

2,790 people answered

“Nothing. Taking care of people is my life.”

July 19, 2019

“How prior healthcare experience did not matter.”

July 19, 2019

“I wish I had more experience work in health long-term care.”

July 19, 2019

“Go for the RN instead or to a Lpn to RN bridge program.”

July 19, 2019

“I wish I had done more research on different schools before choosing a community college.”

July 19, 2019

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

3,076 people answered

“Don't stop at LPN keep going and further your nursing education to obtain your RN.”

July 19, 2019

“It is hard work and requires dedication”

July 19, 2019

“Just take one step at a time you will eventually make it.”

July 19, 2019

“This is a great field to go into. It takes a.lot of time and dedication but it's worth it.”

July 19, 2019

“Earn your license work in a physician's office part time and a ltc part time gain experience everywhere”

July 19, 2019
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