Becoming an LVN in Lubbock
The Lubbock metropolitan area is located in Lubbock County, Texas. The metropolitan area is located in the northwestern part of the state, Lubbock is the has a population of 236,065 and is the economic, educational, and medical hub of its geographic area.
The national median salary for LVN’s in the United States is $41,540 according to the National Bureau of Labor Statistics. While the median salary for LVN’s across the state of Texas is higher than the national median, the median salary for LVN’s in Lubbock is $39,850, or approximately $1,700 less than the national median. There are almost 100 LVN programs in community colleges, vocational and technical centers, and private nursing schools across the state.
According to Careerinfonet.org, state and national trends predict a 27% increase in LVN jobs in Texas by 2020. This translates to 1676 jobs for LVN’s in Lubbock by that time. Accredited LVN’s are encouraged to seek employment in Lubbock’s hospitals, hospices, home health agencies, and nursing homes; there are approximately 39 of such facilities in the metropolitan area. Cottage Village Retirement Home, Integra Care, and Crown Point Hospice are three such facilities that may staff LVN’s.
LVN Programs Near Lubbock, Texas
South Plains College - Reese Center
819 Gilbert Drive, Lubbock, TX (806) 885-3048
South Plains College - Levelland
1401 S. College Ave, Levelland, TX (806) 894-9611
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South Plains College - Plainview
1920 W. 24th Street, Plainview, TX (806) 296-9611
Odessa College - Andrews
201 NW Ave. D , Andrews, TX (432) 524-4022
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Howard College - Big Spring
1001 Birdwell Ln, Big Spring, TX (432) 264-5000
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