Experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salary (United States)

An Experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) earns an average wage of $18.67 per hour.
Experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Total Pay (?
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$27,750 - $55,103
(Median)
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47K
55K
MEDIAN: $40,597
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Experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Total Pay (?
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$14.85 - $24.31
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$27,750 - $55,103  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $987  
Profit Sharing
$205.42 - $3,679  
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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$30,840 - $52,918  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 6,462
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.85 - $24.31  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.85  
Overtime
$14.97 - $35.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $987  
   
Profit Sharing
$205.42 - $3,679  
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).
)
$30,840 - $52,918  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 6,462
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Pay Difference By Location
Seattle
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Phoenix
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Indianapolis
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Orlando
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Richmond
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Nashville
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National Average
$40,000
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Syracuse
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Knoxville
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Skills That Affect Experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries

Hospice
up arrow 5%
Geriatrics
up arrow 3%
Wound Care
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Quality Improvement / QA
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Elder Care
up arrow 2%
Operating Room / OR
up arrow 2%
Acute Care
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Home Health/Home Care
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Telemetry
0%
Psychiatric
0%
National Average
$40,000
Medicine / Surgery
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Emergency Room (ER)
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Pediatrics
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Gynecology
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Gender
Female
94%
female alumni
 
Male
6%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 36%
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