Wichita, KS (population: 374,803) has one LVN school within its city limits. Wichita Area Technical College has a total student population of 2,116. It is the 3133rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 42nd highest in the state of Kansas (#1 is Southwestern College).
LVN students from Wichita schools who go on to become licensed vocational nurses, nurses, LVNs, 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 Wichita area alone, there are 3,120 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average salary of $22,340. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this area earn $37,370/yr and there are 1,430 employed.
Wichita lies in Sedgwick county, which is one of the 67 counties in Kansas. Overall, the Wichita area has 295,670 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $18.81/hr average worker wage, and a $39,110 average annual salary. Thus, about 4.832 out of every 1000 jobs in Wichita are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses, and 10.543/1000 are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wichita Area Technical College ends up costing a student $22,197/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Wichita|
|North Newton||KS||-||1||30.3056||44||26.4 miles|
|El Dorado||KS||-||2||14.14||133||27.6 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||46.5 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||69.4 miles|
|Great Bend||KS||-||1||20.0068||110||90.6 miles|