Becoming an LPN in Louisville

With a population of 741,096, Louisville is the largest city in Kentucky. It is part of the Louisville metropolitan area, which has a total population of 1,334,872. The Louisville area is home to 27 hospital, 73 nursing homes, and 50 home health agencies that serve Louisville citizens. Area hospitals include Baptist Health Louisville, which is ranked as “high-performing” in 10 specialties, and Jewish Hospital, which is ranked as “high-performing” in seven specialties. Among Louisville’s nursing homes are Signature Healthcare of South Louisville and Franciscan Health Care Center. Caritas Home Health and Amedisys Home Health Care Services are two of the many home health agencies that operate in the Louisville area.

Louisville healthcare facilities and providers employ 3,150 licensed practical nurses. These LPN's average hourly and annual pay rates are the second-highest pay rates for LPN's in the state. LPN's who work for Louisville’s many healthcare facilities and providers earn an average hourly wage of $18.44 and an average annual salary of $38,360. Among Kentucky LPN's, only those who work in the Lexington area have higher average pay rates. Lexington LPN's earn an average hourly wage of $19.02 and an average annual salary of $39,550. The pay rates for Elizabethtown’s 230 LPN's are lower than those of Louisville LPN's. Elizabethtown LPN's earn an average hourly wage of $17.45 and an average annual salary of $36,300.

There are five LPN programs in the Louisville area. Among them are the Spencerian College-Louisville program and the Jefferson Community and Technical College-Louisville program.

LPN Programs Near Louisville, Kentucky

109 East Broadway, Louisville, KY (502) 213-5333

Get More Information About: Jefferson Community and Technical College

3101 Bardstown Road, Louisville, KY (502) 456-6505

Get More Information About: Sullivan University - Louisville

1031 Zorn Avenue, Suite 400, Louisville, KY (502) 410-6200

Get More Information About: Galen College of Nursing - Louisville

10200 Linn Station Rd, Louisville, KY (502) 412-4028

Get More Information About: ATA College

59 Corporate Dr, Danville, KY (859) 239-7030

470 Cooper Dr, Lexington, KY (855) 246-2477

16 Spiral Dr, Florence, KY (859) 371-9393

Get More Information About: Beckfield College - Florence

129 State Ave., Glasgow, KY (270) 901-1200

1845 Loop Drive, Bowling Green, KY (270) 901-1000

Get More Information About: Southcentral Kentucky Community & Technical College - Bowling Green

201 Calk Ave., Mt. Sterling, KY (859) 499-6282