Becoming an LVN in Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi is located in Nueces County, Texas, on the Gulf of Mexico. The city has a population of over 313,000, making it the eighth largest city in Texas. The Corpus Christi area is home to eight hospitals, 22 nursing homes, and 50 home health agencies. Among the area’s hospitals are Driscoll Children’s Hospital and Dubuis Hospital of Corpus Christi. Area nursing homes include Harbor View Care Center and Retama Manor Nursing Center. Interim Health Care and Brookdale Home Health are just two of the home health agencies in the area.
The Corpus Christi area’s hospitals, nursing homes, and home health agencies employ 1,350 licensed practical nurses. LVN’s working in the area earn an average hourly wage of $19.88 and an average annual salary of $41,350. This is lower than the average hourly and annual pay of LVN’s working in the Houston area. Houston LVN’s earn an average hourly wage of $21.93 and an average annual salary of $45,610. However, it is higher than the average hourly and annual pay of LVN’s working in the Port Arthur area. Port Arthur area LVN’s earn an average hourly wage of $17.30 and an average annual salary of $35,980.
There are currently two LVN programs in the Corpus Christi area. The LVN training program at Corpus Christi’s Del Mar College is ranked #7 in the state.
LVN Programs Near Corpus Christi, Texas
Del Mar College
101 Baldwin Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX (361) 698-1200
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Coastal Bend College
3800 Charco Rd, Beeville, TX (361) 358-2838
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Victoria College - Victoria
2200 E. Red River, Victoria, TX (877) 843-4369
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