With an overall population of 56,769 and a student population of 10,773, approximately 10,773 of Pittsburg students attend one of Pittsburg's schools that offer LPN programs.
Los Medanos College is the largest LPN school in Pittsburg, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the LPN program at Los Medanos College.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in LPN from LPN schools in Pittsburg in 2010. In 2009 tuition at LPN schools in Pittsburg was $738 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a LPN program in Pittsburg.
If you plan on staying in Pittsburg after graduating from LPN school, you should know that job prospects for licensed practical nurses in Pittsburg, which is the most popular LPN profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 13 licensed practical nurses in California were working in the greater Pittsburg area. The number of licensed practical nurses in Pittsburg is expected to increase by 21% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for licensed practical nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a licensed practical nurse in Pittsburg is $57,750 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for licensed practical nurses.