Charge Nurse (LPN) Salary

The average pay for a Charge Nurse (LPN) is $19.38 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. A skill in Hospice Care is associated with high pay for this job.

$29,414 - $58,798
(Median)
$29K
$42K
$59K
MEDIAN: $41,806
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$15.69 - $25.21
(Median)
$16
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,414 - $58,798  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $797  
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,921 - $55,267  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 261
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.69 - $25.21  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$16.41 - $37.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $797  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,921 - $55,267  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,846
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Job Description for Charge Nurse (LPN)

A charge nurse supervises other nurses and implements nursing care recommended by physicians and residents. They must be able to effectively document these activities and ensure their day-to-day actions meet federal, state, and local guidelines. Charge nurses are in charge of admitting, transferring, and discharging patients. They also train and help develop staff.

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Charge Nurse (LPN) Tasks

  • Assist physician with examination and complete any follow-ups or lab requests.
  • Document patients' status in chart for the physician.
  • Administer medicine, observe patient, and report any adverse reaction to the medication.
  • Interview patients to determine problems and medical condition.
  • Ensure equipment and rooms are sterilized.

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Pay by Experience Level for Charge Nurse (LPN)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,257

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Experience Affects Charge Nurse (LPN) Salaries




National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Charge Nurse (LPN) Salaries

Hospice Care
up arrow 11%

Dementia
up arrow 9%

Elder Care
up arrow 8%

Clinical Supervision
up arrow 6%

Charge Nurse
up arrow 6%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 3%

Rehabilitation
up arrow 2%

Acute Care
up arrow 2%

Psychiatric
up arrow 2%

Team Leadership
up arrow 2%

Wound Care
up arrow 1%

Assisted Living
up arrow 1%

Pediatrics
0%

National Average
$41,000

Long Term Care
up arrow 1%

Geriatrics
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 386 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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