Wenatchee has a general population of 27,856 and an overall student population of 3,529. Approximately 3,423 of Wenatchee's students are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
Wenatchee's largest LPN school is Wenatchee Valley College. In 2010, Wenatchee Valley College graduated approximately 60 students from its LPN program.
In 2010, 60 students graduated with a LPN certificate from one of Wenatchee's LPN schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,155 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Wenatchee LPN schools was an average of $12,582 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $972 for LPN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Wenatchee-based LPN schools, you will have an added expense of $4,645 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,886.
After graduating with your credentials in LPN, if you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in Wenatchee, your job prospects are good. There were 10,140 licensed practical nurses working in Washington State and 130 working in the greater Wenatchee area in 2010. The government projects that the number of licensed practical nurses in Wenatchee will increase by 20% 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 Wenatchee is $43,260 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for licensed practical nurses.
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