With an overall population of 106,221 and a student population of 18,860, approximately 15,288 of Joliet students attend one of Joliet's schools that offer LPN programs.
Joliet's largest LPN school is Joliet Junior College. In 2010, approximately 133 students graduated from the LPN program at Joliet Junior College.
In 2010, 133 students graduated with a LPN certificate from one of Joliet's LPN schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,790 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,350 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a LPN program in Joliet.
After graduating with your credentials in LPN, if you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in Joliet, your job prospects are good. There were 24,690 licensed practical nurses working in Illinois and 11,240 working in the greater Joliet area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of licensed practical nurses is expected to increase by 20% in Joliet. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for licensed practical nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a licensed practical nurse in Joliet is $44,490 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for licensed practical nurses.