A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average wage of $19.59 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Telemetry and Medicine / Surgery.

$33,323 - $58,432
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MEDIAN: $37,131
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$15.93 - $25.04
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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Salary
$33,323 - $58,432  
   
Bonus
$983  
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$33,483 - $53,136  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.93 - $25.04  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $36.75  
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$983  
   
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$33,483 - $53,136  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 153

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
4.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

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

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Experience Affects Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries




National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries

Telemetry
up arrow 18%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 10%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 9%

Acute Care
up arrow 8%

Dialysis
up arrow 8%

Wound Care
up arrow 3%

Pediatrics
up arrow 2%

Psychiatric
up arrow 2%

Family Practice
up arrow 1%

Home Health/Home Care
0%

Hospice
0%

National Average
$41,000

Geriatrics
up arrow 1%

Long Term Care
up arrow 1%

Elder Care
up arrow 1%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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