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

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