Harrisburg, PA (population: 46,941) has one licensed practical nurse school within its city limits. Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg has a total student population of 22,529. It is the 5124th highest ranked school in the USA and the 322nd highest in the state of Pennsylvania (#1 is University of Pennsylvania).
Licensed Practical Nurse students from Harrisburg schools who go on to become licensed practical nurses, nurses, practical nurses, pediatric nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 728,670 people working as licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $40,900. Also, Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants make on average $24,980 per year and there are about 1,438,010 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Harrisburg-Carlisle area alone, there are 2,890 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average salary of $28,230. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this area earn $41,870/yr and there are 1,570 employed.
Harrisburg lies in Dauphin county, which is one of the 32 counties in Pennsylvania. Overall, the Harrisburg-Carlisle area has 310,690 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.3% unemployment rate, $20.26/hr average worker wage, and a $42,140 average annual salary. Thus, about 5.066 out of every 1000 jobs in Harrisburg are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses, and 9.304/1000 are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg ends up costing a student $8,833/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Harrisburg|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||59.8 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||60.1 miles|
|State College||PA||-||2||29.8064||24||62.6 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||68.5 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||69.9 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||77.9 miles|