LPN Job outlook per Labor department statistics report.


Employment of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses is projected to grow 16 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. As the baby-boom population ages, the overall need for healthcare services is expected to increase. LPNs and LVNs will be needed in residential care facilities and in home health environments to care for older patients.

The job outlook for LPNs is positive through 2022 per HARSA report

Employment for LPNs is expected to grow by 25 percent, much faster than average for the next eight years Furthermore, LPN programs have remained stable in the U.S. since the 1990s, supporting the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) notion that LPN careers are a secure trend in healthcare. In other words, this profession isn’t going anywhere!