Becoming an LPN in Pittsburgh

With a population of 306,211, Pittsburgh is the second-largest city in the state of Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh is part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area, which has a population of more than 2.6 million. Pittsburgh area citizens’ healthcare needs are met by 35 hospitals, 107 nursing homes, and 50 home health agencies. Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and Allegheny General Hospital are two of the hospitals serving the Pittsburgh area. Among the area’s 107 nursing homes are Manorcare Health Services and Forbes Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare. Area home health agencies include Maxim Health Care Services, and Personal Touch Home Care.

Pittsburgh area healthcare providers employ 5,800 licensed practical nurses. These LPN’s earn an average hourly wage of $19.56 and an average annual salary of $40,680. This is lower than the average hourly wage and annual salary for LPN’s in Allentown, which are $20.46 and $42,550. It is also lower than the average hourly wage and annual salary for LPN’s in Philadelphia. Philadelphia LPN’s earn an average hourly wage of $24.25 and an average annual salary of $50,440.

There is currently one LPN program operating in the Pittsburgh area. The LPN training program is located at Pittsburgh Technical Institute, which is in Oakdale, Pennsylvania.

LPN Programs Near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1111 McKee Rd., Oakdale, PA (412) 809-5100

11.2 Miles Away

NCLEX-PN Pass Rates
  • 2015 Pass Rate: 66.2%
  • 2014 Pass Rate: 84.1%
  • 2013 Pass Rate: 89.5%
  • 2012 Pass Rate: 86.7%
  • 2011 Pass Rate: 100.0%

688 Western Avenue, Canonsburg, PA (724) 746-2890

18.6 Miles Away

NCLEX-PN Pass Rates
  • 2015 Pass Rate: 85.0%
  • 2014 Pass Rate: 97.4%
  • 2013 Pass Rate: 89.5%
  • 2012 Pass Rate: 87.5%
  • 2011 Pass Rate: 89.1%

Get More Information About: Western Area Career & Technology Center


Ranked #11 in Pennsylvania

242 Oak Spring Rd., Washington, PA (724) 222-5330

22.6 Miles Away

NCLEX-PN Pass Rates
  • 2015 Pass Rate: 94.7%
  • 2014 Pass Rate: 92.9%
  • 2013 Pass Rate: 87.5%

Get More Information About: Penn Commercial Business/Technical School


Ranked #2 in Pennsylvania

1 Campus Drive, Monaca, PA (724) 480-2222

22.7 Miles Away

NCLEX-PN Pass Rates
  • 2015 Pass Rate: 100.0%
  • 2014 Pass Rate: 90.0%
  • 2013 Pass Rate: 100.0%
  • 2012 Pass Rate: 100.0%
  • 2011 Pass Rate: 100.0%

Get More Information About: Community College of Beaver County


Ranked #15 in Pennsylvania

104 Armstrong Street, Ford City, PA (724) 763-1311

32.6 Miles Away

NCLEX-PN Pass Rates
  • 2015 Pass Rate: 85.5%
  • 2014 Pass Rate: 95.0%
  • 2013 Pass Rate: 97.1%
  • 2012 Pass Rate: 88.7%
  • 2011 Pass Rate: 97.5%

Ranked #3 in Pennsylvania

60 Zimmerman Drive, Waynesburg, PA (724) 627-3106

38.8 Miles Away

NCLEX-PN Pass Rates
  • 2015 Pass Rate: 100.0%
  • 2014 Pass Rate: 93.1%
  • 2013 Pass Rate: 100.0%
  • 2012 Pass Rate: 100.0%
  • 2011 Pass Rate: 79.2%

Get More Information About: Greene County Career & Technology Center

175 Georges Fairchance Road, Uniontown, PA (724) 437-2721

42.0 Miles Away

NCLEX-PN Pass Rates
  • 2015 Pass Rate: 78.5%
  • 2014 Pass Rate: 83.1%
  • 2013 Pass Rate: 77.2%
  • 2012 Pass Rate: 89.8%
  • 2011 Pass Rate: 85.0%

Get More Information About: Fayette County Career & Technical Institute


Ranked #10 in Pennsylvania

441 Hamill Road, Indiana, PA (724) 349-6700

46.8 Miles Away

NCLEX-PN Pass Rates
  • 2015 Pass Rate: 92.0%
  • 2014 Pass Rate: 90.0%
  • 2013 Pass Rate: 96.9%
  • 2012 Pass Rate: 93.9%
  • 2011 Pass Rate: 100.0%

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