Becoming an LPN in Washington, DC

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.

LPN's in the Washington, D.C., area make median annual salaries of around $52,100 per year in 2015. That’s considerably higher—around $8,900 more per year—than the median annual salary of $43,200 nationwide for LPN's according to The median salary also depends on the type of role the LPN takes on at the healthcare clinic or facility where he or she works, as some specialties pay more than others.

The LPN industry can expected a similar average of growth between now and 2024 with 16% increase in job available compared to national statistics. This projects to roughly 80 new jobs 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 LPN's include St. John’s Community Services, Kaiser Permanente, Children’s Health Center, Shady Grove Fertility Clinic, Montgomery General Hospital, George Washington Medical Faculty Associates, Allergy & Asthma Center, and Woodbine Rehabilitation & Healthcare.

Learn more about District of Columbia LPN Jobs, Salary, and Employment Outlook.

  • LPN Programs in District of Columbia

    Saint Michael School of Allied Health
    1106 Bladensburg Rd NE, Washington, DC 20002
    (202) 388-5500 Visit Homepage
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    Source: Practical nursing programs appearing on these pages have been retrieved from their respective state board overseeing practical or vocational nursing licensure. The data was retrieved on Sept 14, 2016.

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