Hazard has a general population of 4,806 and an overall student population of 4,713. Approximately 4,713 of Hazard's students are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
Hazard Community and Technical College is the largest LPN school in Hazard, based on student population. Approximately 239 students graduated in 2010 from Hazard Community and Technical College with credentials in LPN.
A total of 239 students graduated with credentials in LPN from LPN schools in Hazard in 2010. In 2009 tuition at LPN schools in Hazard was $3,000 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a LPN program in Hazard.
After graduating with your credentials in LPN, if you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in Hazard, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 10,880 licensed practical nurses in Kentucky, 1,030 were working in the greater Hazard area. Hazard's licensed practical nurse workforce is projected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for licensed practical nurses.
As a licensed practical nurse in Hazard, you can expect to make an average salary of $32,930 per year. This is lower than the average salary for licensed practical nurses in the state.