Oil City has a total population of 11,504 and a student population of 131. Of these students, 71 are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
Of the 1 LPN schools in Oil City, the largest LPN school, by student population, is Venango County Area Vocational Technical School. In 2010, approximately 51 students graduated from the LPN program at Venango County Area Vocational Technical School.
In 2010, 51 students graduated with a LPN certificate in Oil City.
Many LPN graduates choose to work as licensed practical nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Oil City, your job prospects are not very good. There were 38,800 licensed practical nurses working in Pennsylvania and 1,300 working in the greater Oil City area in 2010. The number of licensed practical nurses in Oil City is expected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for licensed practical nurses.
As a licensed practical nurse in Oil City, you can expect to make an average salary of $34,710 per year. This is lower than the average salary for licensed practical nurses in the state.