Becoming an LPN in Milwaukee

The city of Milwaukee, WI has a population of 594,883. The city is part of the Milwaukee-Racine-Waukesha metropolitan area, which has a population of 2,037,542.

Thirty-one hospitals, 69 nursing homes, and over 50 home health agencies serve area residents. Milwaukee’s 31 hospitals include Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, which is nationally ranked in nine specialties. Among the area’s 69 nursing homes are Virginia Highlands Health and Rehabilitation and Milwaukee Estates Living and Care Center. Regal Home Health Services and Horizon Home Care and Hospice are just two of the many home health agencies that serve the people of the Milwaukee area.

Milwaukee’s hospitals, nursing homes, and home health agencies pay the area’s 2,980 licensed practical nurses the highest average pay rates of any LPN's working in Wisconsin. Milwaukee area LPN's earn an average hourly wage of $21.89 and an average annual salary of $45,540. These pay rates are significantly higher than the average pay rates for Madison LPN's, who are the second-highest paid LPN's in the state. Madison area LPN's earn an average hourly wage of $20.71 and an average annual salary of $43,080. LPN's who work in Green Bay earn an average hourly wage of $18.19 and an average annual salary of $37,830.

Currently, the Milwaukee area is home to one LPN program. The program is located at Milwaukee Area Tech College. It is among the top 15 LPN training programs in the state.

LPN Programs Near Milwaukee, Wisconsin


Ranked #1 in Wisconsin

800 Main St, Pewaukee, WI (262) 691-5566

14.7 Miles Away

NCLEX-PN Pass Rates
  • 2015 Pass Rate: 100.0%
  • 2014 Pass Rate: 100.0%

Get More Information About: Waukesha County Technical College

3520 30th Ave, Kenosha, WI (262) 564-2200

33.6 Miles Away

NCLEX-PN Pass Rates
  • 2015 Pass Rate: 97.1%
  • 2014 Pass Rate: 99.0%

Get More Information About: Gateway Technical College


Ranked #5 in Wisconsin

700 Gould St, Beaver Dam, WI (920) 887-1101

51.8 Miles Away

NCLEX-PN Pass Rates
  • 2015 Pass Rate: 100.0%
  • 2014 Pass Rate: 96.0%

Ranked #2 in Wisconsin

6004 S County Road G, Janesville, WI (608) 758-6900

59.3 Miles Away

NCLEX-PN Pass Rates
  • 2015 Pass Rate: 100.0%
  • 2014 Pass Rate: 100.0%

1290 North Ave, Cleveland, WI (920) 693-1000

59.7 Miles Away

NCLEX-PN Pass Rates
  • 2015 Pass Rate: 92.3%
  • 2014 Pass Rate: 98.0%

Get More Information About: Lakeshore Technical College

1825 N. Bluemound Drive, Appleton, WI (920) 735-5600

85.7 Miles Away

NCLEX-PN Pass Rates
  • 2015 Pass Rate: 97.3%
  • 2014 Pass Rate: 100.0%

Get More Information About: Fox Valley Technical College

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