LPN Programs in District of Columbia
As the population continues to age in the Washington, D.C., area, more and more people will need routine healthcare to live active and healthy lifestyles. Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN's) play a big role in preventative, emergency, and long-term healthcare for all people, including those of retirement age. LPN's provide cares in places as diverse as government facilities, hospitals, private nursing homes, state health clinics, just to name a few. LPNs in District of Columbia earn approximately $25.53 per hour, which equates to an average annual salary of $53,100. This is roughly $9,070 per year more than the national average.
The median income from LPNs in Washington, D.C. is about $51,000 a year. According to the occupational profile for the state, the LPN industry can expected a similar average of growth between now and 2026 with a 14% increase in availability. This projects to roughly 160 new jobs annually due to growth and role replacement trends in the area.
New graduates of LPN programs in the Washington, D.C., area have many options for employment. Healthcare businesses and facilities that frequently hire LPNs include St. John’s Community Services, Kaiser Permanente, Children’s Health Center, Shady Grove Fertility Clinic, Montgomery General Hospital, George Washington Medical Faculty Associates, and Allergy & Asthma Center.
Learn more about District of Columbia LPN Jobs & Employment Outlook.
The table below lists career information obtained from the BLS for licensed practical nurses in District of Columbia. The table is sorted by total employment, with the largest metropolitan areas listed first.
|Area||Total Employment||Average Hourly Wage||Average Annual Salary|
|Washington, Arlington, Alexandria||7,730||$23.74||$49,380|
1106 Bladensburg Rd NE, Washington, DC 20002
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Additional Washington DC Nursing Resources
- Washington DC Board of Nursing
899 North Capitol Street, NE,
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 442-5955
- District of Columbia Nurses Association
5100 Wisconsin Avenue, NW - Suite 306
Washington, DC 20016
Phone: (202) 244.2705
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