Entry-Level Charge Nurse (LPN) Salary

An average Entry-Level LPN Charge Nurse can expect to take home roughly $18.73 per hour. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. While some workers in this profession — over a third — do not have any health coverage, more than half do receive medical benefits and just over a half have dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$29,678 - $53,134
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$39K
$53K
MEDIAN: $38,995
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$15.53 - $23.88
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MEDIAN: $18.73
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,678 - $53,134  
   
Bonus
$500  
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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$32,735 - $50,807  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$15.53 - $23.88  
   
Overtime
$19.05 - $33.31  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$500  
   
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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$32,735 - $50,807  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 544

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The biggest paychecks can be found at Life Care Centers of America — the median salary there is $43K.

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Key Stats for Charge Nurse (LPN)

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
21%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Charge Nurse (LPN) Salaries

Acute Care
▲3%

Assisted Living
▲2%

Pediatrics
▲2%

Rehabilitation
▲1%

Psychiatric
▲1%

Wound Care
▼0%

National Average
$40,000


Geriatrics
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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