A Mid-Career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) earns an average wage of $19.00 per hour.

$28,818 - $55,342
(Median)
$29K
$41K
$55K
MEDIAN: $40,988
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$15.26 - $24.65
(Median)
$15
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,818 - $55,342  
   
Bonus
$197.06 - $2,427  
Profit Sharing
$77.50 - $2,000  
Commission
$509  
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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$31,729 - $52,615  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 659
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$15.26 - $24.65  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.35  
Overtime
$19.75 - $35.40  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$197.06 - $2,427  
   
Commission
$509  
Profit Sharing
$77.50 - $2,000  
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).
)
$31,729 - $52,615  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5,562
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,248

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Skills That Affect Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries

Hospice
up arrow 7%

Long Term Care
up arrow 4%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 4%

Wound Care
up arrow 3%

Geriatrics
up arrow 2%

Psychiatric
up arrow 2%

Elder Care
up arrow 1%

Acute Care
up arrow 1%

Dialysis
up arrow 1%

Telemetry
up arrow 1%

National Average
$40,000

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 1%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 2%

Pediatrics
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Gynecology
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 630 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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