Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Lake Charles Salary

A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Lake Charles, Louisiana earns an average wage of $17.69 per hour.

$13.09 - $19.26
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MEDIAN: $17.69
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Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $19.26  
   
Overtime
$26.77  
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$28,290 - $44,674  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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About Lake Charles, Louisiana

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana
76,066
Male:
35,678 (46.9%)
Female:
40,388 (53.1%)
Lake Charles (French: Lac Charles) is the fifth-largest incorporated city in the U.S. state of Louisiana, located on Lake Charles, Prien Lake, and the Calcasieu River. Founded in 1861 in Calcasieu Parish, it is a major industrial, cultural, and educational center in the southwest region of the state. As of the 2010 census, the population was 71,993. Lake Charles is the principal city of the Lake Charles Metropolitan Statistical Area, having a population of 202,040. It is the larger principal city of the Lake Charles-Jennings Combined Statistical Area, with a population of 225,235. The 2010 population of the five-parish area of Southwest Louisiana was 292,619. It is considered a regionally significant center of petrochemical refining, gaming, tourism, and education, being home to McNeese State University and Sowela Technical Community College. Because of the lakes and waterways throughout the city, metropolitan Lake Charles is often referred to as the Lake Area. On March 7,...
Lake Charles:
$38,256
Louisiana:
$45,727
$758
Lake Charles:
$152,900
Louisiana:
$155,600
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Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Pay by Experience for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) has a positive trend. An entry-level Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 8 salaries. A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries

Late-Career
▲3%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$37,000

Experienced
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼13%

Skills That Affect Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries

Geriatrics
▲4%

Acute Care
▲2%

Long Term Care
▲1%

Medicine / Surgery
▲1%

National Average
$37,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 23%