West Plains has a general population of 10,866 and an overall student population of 2,283. Approximately 121 of West Plains's students are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
West Plains's largest LPN school is South Central Career Center. Approximately 26 students graduated in 2010 from South Central Career Center with credentials in LPN.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with a LPN certificate in West Plains.
If you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in West Plains, your job prospects are average. There were 18,320 licensed practical nurses working in Missouri and 1,560 working in the greater West Plains area in 2010. The number of licensed practical nurses in West Plains is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for licensed practical nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a licensed practical nurse in West Plains is $31,570 per year, which is lower than the average for licensed practical nurses state-wide.