Pottstown, PA has ninety-two LPN schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Pennsylvania, the highest ranked school in this group with a LPN program, has a total student population of 24,599. It is the 5th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Pennsylvania.
LPN students from Pottstown 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 Philadelphia Metropolitan area alone, there are 22,670 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average salary of $27,170. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this area earn $47,560/yr and there are 10,930 employed.
Pottstown lies in Montgomery county, which is one of the 32 counties in Pennsylvania. Overall, the Philadelphia Metropolitan area has 1,832,880 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $23.24/hr average worker wage, and a $48,340 average annual salary. Thus, about 5.963 out of every 1000 jobs in Pottstown are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses, and 12.368/1000 are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants.
Of the 92 LPN schools with a 100-mile radius of Pottstown, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lincoln Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($40,716/yr) for LPN students, with Northampton County Area Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,153/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Pottstown|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||19.8 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||20.1 miles|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||23.8 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||29.1 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||33.6 miles|
|New Castle||DE||-||1||19.251||66||40.6 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||41.9 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||45.6 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||47.2 miles|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||54.5 miles|
|East Stroudsburg||PA||-||1||60.9016||70||57.7 miles|