The current nursing shortage is inevitably bad news for patients. On the contrary, that means that those interested in becoming employed in the health care field are in luck. It is notorious fact that nursing jobs are in enormous demand in the recent years. If you want to be hired then get going to enroll in a program to help you become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). In numerous states LPN is known as Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVNs). When it comes to the expected demand for licensed practical nurses the following infographic provides a visual Licensed Practical Nurses job outlook. The infographic showcases the top 5 highest employment by state in USA. Among these are New York, Ohio, California and Florida. The estimated average LPN salary per year is around $43,000 as opposed to the lowest paid per year - $35,000. The statistics shows that less than 10% of the LPNs in USA are men. Furthermore, the infographic exhibits the top 5 highest paying by state divided by hourly and annual rates.