Milwaukee, WI (population: 606,508) has four LVN schools within its city limits. Wisconsin Lutheran College, the highest ranked school in the city with a LVN program, has a total student population of 776. It is the 2070th highest ranked school in the USA and the 30th highest in the state of Wisconsin (#1 is University of Wisconsin-Madison).
LVN students from Milwaukee 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 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis area alone, there are 9,380 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average salary of $25,890. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this area earn $45,700/yr and there are 3,010 employed.
Milwaukee lies in Milwaukee county, which is one of the 34 counties in Wisconsin. Overall, the Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis area has 817,060 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $21.19/hr average worker wage, and a $44,080 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.678 out of every 1000 jobs in Milwaukee are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses, and 11.479/1000 are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants.
Of the 4 LVN schools in Milwaukee, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Milwaukee School of Engineering comes out as the most expensive ($25,200/yr) for LVN students, with Milwaukee Area Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $6,574/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Milwaukee|
|West Allis||WI||59,345||1||16.5935||7||4.6 miles|
|Fond du Lac||WI||42,100||2||22.0044||202||54.7 miles|
|Crystal Lake||IL||42,672||3||24.3677||64||60.3 miles|
|Arlington Heights||IL||73,268||1||24.4091||3||67.1 miles|
|West Dundee||IL||-||1||23.2604||5||68.4 miles|
|Mount Prospect||IL||52,994||2||36.9644||21||68.5 miles|
|Hoffman Estates||IL||54,568||1||19.0736||10||69.7 miles|
|Des Plaines||IL||57,512||1||11.0092||69||71.3 miles|
|Hanover Park||IL||-||1||22.3828||2||73.9 miles|