North Little Rock, AR (population: 59,309) has one LPN school within its city limits. Pulaski Technical College has a total student population of 10,255. It is the 5585th highest ranked school in the USA and the 70th highest in the state of Arkansas (#1 is Harding University).
LPN students from North Little Rock schools who go on to become licensed practical nurses, nurses, LPNs, licensed vocational 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 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway area alone, there are 5,240 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average salary of $21,920. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this area earn $37,840/yr and there are 2,920 employed.
North Little Rock lies in Pulaski county, which is one of the 57 counties in Arkansas. Overall, the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway area has 330,720 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $38,470 average annual salary. Thus, about 9 out of every 1000 jobs in North Little Rock are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses, and 16/1000 are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Pulaski Technical College ends up costing a student $8,370/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from North Little Rock|
|Little Rock||AR||192,247||12||20.3043||243||7.0 miles|
|Hot Springs||AR||-||2||23.3818||62||49.4 miles|