Becoming an LPN in Pittsburgh

With a population of 306,211, Pittsburgh is the second-largest city in the state of Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh is part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area, which has a population of more than 2.6 million. Pittsburgh area citizens’ healthcare needs are met by 35 hospitals, 107 nursing homes, and 50 home health agencies. Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and Allegheny General Hospital are two of the hospitals serving the Pittsburgh area. Among the area’s 107 nursing homes are Manorcare Health Services and Forbes Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare. Area home health agencies include Maxim Health Care Services, and Personal Touch Home Care.

Pittsburgh area healthcare providers employ 5,800 licensed practical nurses. These LPN’s earn an average hourly wage of $19.56 and an average annual salary of $40,680. This is lower than the average hourly wage and annual salary for LPN’s in Allentown, which are $20.46 and $42,550. It is also lower than the average hourly wage and annual salary for LPN’s in Philadelphia. Philadelphia LPN’s earn an average hourly wage of $24.25 and an average annual salary of $50,440.

There is currently one LPN program operating in the Pittsburgh area. The LPN training program is located at Pittsburgh Technical Institute, which is in Oakdale, Pennsylvania.

LPN Programs Near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1111 McKee Rd., Oakdale, PA (412) 809-5100

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688 Western Avenue, Canonsburg, PA (724) 746-2890

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242 Oak Spring Rd., Washington, PA (724) 222-5330

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1 Campus Drive, Monaca, PA (724) 480-2222

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104 Armstrong Street, Ford City, PA (724) 763-1311

1015 Industrial Park Drive, Mt Braddock, PA (724) 437-4600

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60 Zimmerman Drive, Waynesburg, PA (724) 627-3106

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175 Georges Fairchance Road, Uniontown, PA (724) 437-2721

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441 Hamill Road, Indiana, PA (724) 349-6700

17 Griffith Drive, Home, PA (724) 549-4700

281 Technology Dr, Somerset, PA (814) 443-3651

776 Greenville Rd., Mercer, PA (724) 662-3000

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445 Schoolhouse Road, Johnstown, PA (814) 266-6073

447 Career Lane, Shippenville, PA (814) 226-4391

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1 Vo-Tech Dr, Oil City, PA (814) 493-6590

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576 Vo Tech Road, Reynoldsville, PA (814) 653-8265

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1500 4th Ave, Altoona, PA (814) 946-8457

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860 Thurston Road, Meadville, PA (814) 724-6024

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1620 River Road, Clearfield, PA (814) 765-5308

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