Becoming an LVN in Irving

Last Updated/Verified: Feb 20, 2020

Bloomberg Businessweek rated Irving, Texas as one of “America’s Best Cities” in 2011. Irving, which is part of the Dallas-Plano-Irving metropolitan division, is a city of the arts, home to more than 200,000 residents as well as numerous Fortune 500 companies, and offers hundreds of eateries ranging from casual dining to global cuisine. Its proximity to Dallas presents Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN) a plethora of career opportunities.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Licensed Vocational Nurses in Texas, there are 11,160 practicing LVN's in the Dallas-Plano-Irving area combined. The average annual salary of Irving’s LVN's is $45,070, which is higher than the 2012 median income of $42,500 for LVNs in Texas. predicts that the number of Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses will increase 27% by 2020, projecting 3,810 job openings a year..

To become an LVN in Texas, students must attend a program approved by the Texas Board of Nursing, earn a “C” or higher in all nursing courses and upon completion of the program, applicants must either pass the State Board Test Pool Examination (SBTPE) or the NCLEX.

U.S. News & World Report awarded Gold to three Irving metro medical centers in their 2013-14 Best Hospitals Rankings: Children's Medical Center of Dallas, Baylor University Medical Center, and UT Southwestern Medical Center.

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