Becoming an LPN in Birmingham

Birmingham is the largest city in the state of Alabama. It has a total population of 212,237, and is part of the Birmingham-Hoover metropolitan area, which has a total population of 1,128,047. Nineteen hospitals, 37 nursing homes, and more than 50 home health agencies meet the medical needs of Birmingham residents. Among the Birmingham area’s19 hospitals are Children’s Hospital of Alabama at UAB, which is nationally ranked in eight specialties, and University of Alabama Hospital at Birmingham, which is nationally ranked in three specialties. Civic Center Health and Rehabilitation and South Health and Rehabilitation are among the nursing homes operating in the Birmingham area. Among Birmingham’s many home health agencies are Baptist Home Care Services and Holistic Health Care.

Birmingham area healthcare providers and facilities employ 3,300 licensed practical nurses. LPN’s who work in the Birmingham area earn an average hourly wage of $17.22 and an average annual salary of $35,810. Tuscaloosa LPN’s earn less than LPN’s who work in Birmingham. They earn an average hourly wage of $16.15 and an average annual salary of $33,590. LPN’s working in Montgomery have higher average pay rates than Birmingham LPN’s. They earn an average hourly wage of $17.36 and an average annual salary of $36,110.

Birmingham is home to three LPN programs. The Lawson Community College program is the #4 ranked program in the state. The other two programs are located at Herzing University and Fortis Institute.

LPN Programs Near Birmingham, Alabama

280 W Valley Ave, Birmingham, AL (205) 916-2800

3060 Wilson Rd SW, Birmingham, AL (205) 925-2515

Get More Information About: Lawson State Community College

101 State St, Sumiton, AL (205) 648-3271

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9500 Old Greensboro Rd, Tuscaloosa, AL (205) 391-2211

Get More Information About: Shelton State Community College

1001 George Wallace Dr, Gadsden, AL (256) 549-8200

Get More Information About: Gadsden State Community College

1675 Cherokee Rd, Alexander City, AL (256) 234-6346

Get More Information About: Central Alabama Community College

750 Roberts St, Wadley, AL (256) 395-2211

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6250 U.S. 31, Tanner, AL (256) 890-4700

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3421 Meridian St N, Huntsville, AL (256) 539-8161

Get More Information About: J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College

1225 Air Base Blvd, Montgomery, AL (334) 420-4415

Get More Information About: Trenholm State Community College

138 Alabama 35, Rainsville, AL (256) 228-6001

Get More Information About: Northeast Alabama Community College

800 George Wallace Blvd, Muscle Shoals, AL (256) 331-5200

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