Platte City has a general population of 3,866 and an overall student population of 37. Approximately 37 of Platte City's students are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
Platte City's largest LPN school is Northland Career Center. In 2010, Northland Career Center graduated approximately 28 students from its LPN program.
A total of 28 students graduated with credentials in LPN from LPN schools in Platte City in 2010.
Many LPN graduates choose to work as licensed practical nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Platte City, your job prospects are average. There were 18,320 licensed practical nurses working in Missouri and 4,700 working in the greater Platte City area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of licensed practical nurses is expected to increase by 11% in Platte City. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for licensed practical nurses.
As a licensed practical nurse in Platte City, you can expect to make an average salary of $38,440 per year. This is higher than the average salary for licensed practical nurses in the state.