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Top 10 Best and Worst States to be a LPN/LVN

Top 10 Best and Worst States to be a LPN/LVN

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There is a projected need for 309,000 LPN and LVNs needed in the United States by 2016. LPN and LVNs are one of the most in demand professions in America, but with so many job openings, it begs the question: Where should you work? NursingLink is committed to providing its members with the most most pertinent career research available. Below is the 10 best and worst places to be a LPN and LVN based on starting salary and job openings.


Top 10 States with the Most LPN/LVN Jop Openings

State Average Annual Job Openings
1. Florida
2,400
2. California
2,300
3. Pennsylvania
1,450
4. Ohio
1,200
5. Georgia
960
6. Tennessee
870
7. New Jersey
800
8. Illinois
750
9. North Carolina
720
10. Indiana
710

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