Madison, WI (population: 237,838) has one LPN school within its city limits. Madison Area Technical College has a total student population of 16,610. It is the 4840th highest ranked school in the USA and the 82nd highest in the state of Wisconsin (#1 is University of Wisconsin-Madison).
LPN students from Madison 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 Madison area alone, there are 3,690 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average salary of $27,840. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this area earn $41,630/yr and there are 1,160 employed.
Madison lies in Dane county, which is one of the 34 counties in Wisconsin. Overall, the Madison area has 329,330 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $21.23/hr average worker wage, and a $44,150 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.513 out of every 1000 jobs in Madison are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses, and 11.206/1000 are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Madison Area Technical College ends up costing a student $9,970/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Madison|
|Fond du Lac||WI||42,100||2||22.0044||202||67.1 miles|
|West Allis||WI||59,345||1||16.5935||7||68.9 miles|
|Crystal Lake||IL||42,672||3||24.3677||64||79.8 miles|
|West Dundee||IL||-||1||23.2604||5||88.3 miles|
|Wisconsin Rapids||WI||-||1||14.8847||67||92.7 miles|
|Hoffman Estates||IL||54,568||1||19.0736||10||95.0 miles|