Charge Nurse (LPN) Salary

The average wage for a Charge Nurse (LPN) is $19.25 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$29,190 - $59,729
(Median)
$29K
$42K
$60K
MEDIAN: $41,909
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50%
90%

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$15.56 - $25.08
(Median)
$16
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,190 - $59,729  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $783  
Profit Sharing
$101.74 - $1,229  
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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$32,627 - $55,394  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 220
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.56 - $25.08  
   
Overtime
$16.11 - $37.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $783  
   
Profit Sharing
$101.74 - $1,229  
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).
)
$32,627 - $55,394  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,306
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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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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


Dementia
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Clinical Supervision
up arrow 7%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 6%

Team Leadership
up arrow 5%

Rehabilitation
up arrow 3%

Acute Care
up arrow 2%

Wound Care
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National Average
$41,000

Long Term Care
up arrow 1%

Geriatrics
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Pediatrics
up arrow 2%

Assisted Living
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 336 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 37%
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