Memphis has a total population of 650,100 and a student population of 49,239. Of these students, 787 are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
The largest LPN school in Memphis, by student population, is Tennessee Technology Center at Memphis. In 2010, Tennessee Technology Center at Memphis graduated approximately 52 students with credentials in LPN.
A reported 52 students graduated with credentials in LPN in Memphis in 2010.
Many LPN graduates choose to work as licensed practical nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Memphis, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 25,390 licensed practical nurses in Tennessee, 4,420 were working in the greater Memphis area. Memphis's licensed practical nurse workforce is projected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for licensed practical nurses.
As a licensed practical nurse in Memphis, you can expect to make an average salary of $39,740 per year. This is higher than the average salary for licensed practical nurses in the state.