Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Lexington, Kentucky Salary

A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Lexington, Kentucky earns an average wage of $18.69 per hour.

$15.77 - $22.04
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MEDIAN: $18.69
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Hourly Rate
$15.77 - $22.04  
   
Overtime
$29.89  
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$33,047 - $47,405  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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About Lexington, Kentucky

Fayette County, Kentucky
314,488
Male:
154,032 (49.0%)
Female:
160,456 (51.0%)
Lexington, consolidated with Fayette County, is the second-largest city in Kentucky and the 61st largest in the United States. Known as the "Horse Capital of the World", it is the heart of the state's Bluegrass region. With a mayor-alderman form of government, it is one of two cities in Kentucky designated by the state as first-class; the other is the state's largest city of Louisville. In the 2015 U.S. Census Estimate, the city's population was 314,488, anchoring a metropolitan area of 500,535 people and a combined statistical area of 723,849 people. Lexington ranks tenth among US cities in college education rate, with 39.5% of residents having at least a bachelor's degree. It is the location of the Kentucky Horse Park, The Red Mile and Keeneland race courses, Rupp Arena, the world's largest basketball-specific arena, Transylvania University, the University of Kentucky and Bluegrass Community & Technical College. This area of fertile soil and...
Lexington:
$51,948
Kentucky:
$45,215
$816
Lexington:
$170,200
Kentucky:
$130,000
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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 $36,000 based on 16 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 $38,000 based on 8 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 $45,000 based on 6 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 $41,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
31%
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Experience Affects Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries

Experienced
▲14%

Late-Career
▲5%

National Average
$40,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼8%

Skills That Affect Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries

Medicine / Surgery
▲10%

Family Practice
▲4%

Geriatrics
▲2%

National Average
$40,000

Long Term Care
▼2%

Elder Care
▼5%

Acute Care
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 29%
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