Houma, LA has one LPN school within its city limits. L E Fletcher Technical Community College has a total student population of 1,843. It is the 5877th highest ranked school in the USA and the 132nd highest in the state of Louisiana (#1 is Tulane University of Louisiana).
LPN students from Houma 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 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux area alone, there are 950 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average salary of $23,390. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this area earn $40,220/yr and there are 830 employed.
Houma lies in Terrebonne county, which is one of the 46 counties in Louisiana. Overall, the Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux area has 94,570 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.1% unemployment rate, $17.80/hr average worker wage, and a $37,010 average annual salary. Thus, about 8.741 out of every 1000 jobs in Houma are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses, and 9.997/1000 are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, L E Fletcher Technical Community College ends up costing a student $7,800/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Houma|
|Morgan City||LA||-||1||15.3517||26||30.2 miles|
|New Orleans||LA||206,720||16||21.1636||643||57.6 miles|
|Baton Rouge||LA||221,091||22||23.4771||270||64.0 miles|