The table below lists career information retrieved from the BLS for licensed practical nurses in Illinois. The table is sorted by total employment, with the largest metropolitan areas listed first.
|Area||Total Employment||Average Hourly Wage||Average Annual Salary|
|Chicago, Naperville, Arlington Heights||9,810||$24.67||$51,310|
|Lake County, Kenosha County||940||$24.10||$50,130|
For those interested in advancing their nursing career, see our Illinois LPN to RN/BSN programs page.
Spoon River College (SRC) is located in Canton, Illinois, with additional locations in Havana, Macomb, and Rushville. SRC is dedicated to providing a learning environment that offers a broad range of education programs, activities, and promotes economic development that also empowers students and enhances their quality of life.
Kankakee Community College’s LPN program is specifically designed to prepare individuals for the rewarding and demanding career that is practical nursing. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be ready to sit for the NCLEX-PN exam for licensure, and will have the skills and tools necessary to find successful employment as an LPN.
Illinois Valley Community College (IVCC) is a two-year community college located in Oglesby, Illinois. IVCC offers associate degrees and career certificates, as well as adult education and workforce development-all provided by an industry-experienced faculty and support staff that's dedicated to student success.
Heartland Community College is the youngest community college in Illinois, founded in 1990, located in Normal, with additional locations in Lincoln and Pontiac. Heartland Community college is a two-year open admission source of higher education, offering affordable process while also focusing on student success.
CALC, Institude of Technology's 15-month Practical Nursing program combines theory, lab, and clinical experience to give graduates the required knowledge and skill base to prepare for the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN).
Harper College is a comprehensive community college located in Palatine, Illinois, providing excellent education at affordable costs that not only promotes personal growth but also enriches the local community. Harper College provides educational opportunities, enabling students to earn an associate degree or transfer on to advanced degree programs, as well as attain career certifications, professional job training, or personal enrichment.
Joliet Junior College is located in Joliet, Illinois, with additional campuses located in Romeoville, Frankfort, and Morris. Joliet Junior college provides associates degrees, transfer and career preparation, as well as workforce development and lifelong learning, embracing diversity and encouraging personal growth.
Illinois Central College (ICC) is a two-year community college located in East Peoria, Illinois, with additional campuses in Peoria and Pekin. ICC seeks to enable students to reach their educational potential encouraging them to change the world through learning and applied knowledge.
Southeastern Illinois College is a public two-year comprehensive community college located in Harrisburg, Illinois, with several extension sites located throughout the district. Southeastern Illinois College encourages lifelong learning by providing quality accessible educational programs and opportunities to support economic development.
Ambria College of Nursing, located in Hoffman Estates, offers a quality LPN program that can be completed in as little as 12 months. Students are also able to choose between day and evening schedules, and full or part-time options are available.
8364 College Road, Ullin, IL 62992
6600 34th Ave, Moline, IL 61265
1600 East Golf Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016
468 N. Ken Gray Parkway, Ina, IL 62846
1900 West Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60612
700 Logan College Road, Carterville, IL 62918
173 Illinois Route 2, Dixon, IL 61021
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 900, Chicago, IL 60606
425 Fawell Blvd, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
5001 Lake Land Blvd, Mattoon, IL 61938
2201 Toronto Rd, Springfield, IL 62712
4747 Lincoln Mall Drive, Suite 420, Matteson, IL 60443
2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd, Galesburg, IL 61401
6137 Beck Rd, Red Bud, IL 62278
5250 Shepherd Road, Springfield, IL 62794
27210 College Road, Centralia, IL 62801
1400 S Wolf Rd, Wheeling, IL 60090
505 Busse Highway, Park Ridge, IL 60068
55 22nd St, Lombard, IL 60148
2640 W Touhy Ave., Suite 206, Chicago, IL 60645
2400 West Bradley Ave, Champaign, IL 61821
325 Alpha Dr, Highland Heights, IL 44143
One College Park, Decatur, IL 62521
415 Airport Rd, Elgin, IL 60123
1313 East Sibley Blvd. , Dolton, IL 60419
12250 S Cicero Ave, Alsip, IL 60803
1011 E Touhy Ave, , Des Plaines, IL 60018
2000 5th Ave, River Grove, IL 60171
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