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Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

Care for ill, injured, or convalescing patients or persons with disabilities in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, private homes, group homes, and similar institutions. May work under the supervision of a registered nurse. Licensing required.

Also known as

Pediatric Licensed Practical Nurse (PEDIATRIC LPN), Private Duty Nurse, Charge Nurse, Triage Licensed Practical Nurse (TRIAGE LPN), Clinic Licensed Practical Nurse (CLINIC LPN), Office Nurse, Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Licensed Practical Nurse, Clinic Nurse (LPN, Clinic Nurse), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Clinic Nurse


The typical education required for this career in Minnesota is:
Postsecondary non-degree award



Demand 5 / 5
10-Year Growth 12.8%
10-Year Openings 15,821


People in this occupation tend to earn between $20.91 to $26.60 per hour

Cost of Living

A typical family with two adults - working a combined 60 hours per week - with one child at home needs to earn $18.20 per hour per worker to meet their basic needs.

Daily Work Activities

  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Administer intravenous medications.
  • Monitor patient conditions during treatments, procedures, or activities.
  • Administer basic health care or medical treatments.
  • Apply bandages, dressings, or splints.

Licensing Information

The state of Minnesota may require a license to work in this career.

Certification Information

Some employers may require an occupational certification to work in this career.

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