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Charge Nurse (LPN) Salary

The average pay for a Charge Nurse (LPN) is $19.05 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 Psychiatric is associated with high pay for this job.
$29,710 - $59,422
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MEDIAN: $42,661
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$15.43 - $25.05
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,710 - $59,422  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $618  
Profit Sharing
$100.84 - $1,239  
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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$32,375 - $55,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 161
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.43 - $25.05  
   
Overtime
$15.76 - $37.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $618  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.84 - $1,239  
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).
)
$32,375 - $55,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,716
United States (change)

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.

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Experience Affects Charge Nurse (LPN) Salaries




National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Charge Nurse (LPN) Salaries

Psychiatric
up arrow 14%

Dementia
up arrow 6%

Team Leadership
up arrow 4%

Rehabilitation
up arrow 3%

Wound Care
up arrow 2%

Acute Care
up arrow 1%

Geriatrics
0%

National Average
$41,000

Long Term Care
up arrow 1%

Pediatrics
up arrow 2%

Assisted Living
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 275 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 58% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 38%