Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Chicago, Illinois earns an average wage of $20.64 per hour. A skill in Psychiatric is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$28,245 - $60,001
(Median)
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52K
60K
MEDIAN: $41,384
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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$16.97 - $25.43
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$28,245 - $60,001  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,007  
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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$34,838 - $55,377  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 230
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.97 - $25.43  
   
Overtime
$9.70 - $39.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,007  
   
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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$34,838 - $55,377  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 230
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Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Chicago, Illinois

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

Experience Affects Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%
National Average
$43,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Psychiatric
up arrow 14%
Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 5%
Geriatrics
up arrow 3%
Elder Care
up arrow 3%
Acute Care
up arrow 1%
National Average
$43,000
Hospice
up arrow 1%
Wound Care
up arrow 1%
Pediatrics
up arrow 2%
Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
88%
female alumni
 
Male
12%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 37%
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