A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Lafayette, Louisiana earns an average wage of $17.34 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Elder Care is associated with high pay for this job.

$13.78 - $20.29
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$17
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MEDIAN: $17.34
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Hourly Rate
$13.78 - $20.29  
   
Overtime
$26.48  
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Bonus
$2,900  
   
Total Pay (?
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$28,812 - $44,544  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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About Lafayette, Louisiana

Lafayette Parish, Louisiana
127,661
Male:
64,018 (50.1%)
Female:
63,643 (49.9%)
Lafayette (/ˌlæfiˈjɛt/; French: [lafajɛt]) is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. The city of Lafayette is the fourth-largest in the state, with a population of 120,623 at the 2010 census. It is the principal city of the Lafayette, Louisiana Metropolitan Statistical Area, and also the larger, Combined Statistical Area of Lafayette-Opelousas-Morgan City CSA with a population of 611,774 according to 2012 estimates. Lafayette is the parish seat of Lafayette Parish, Louisiana. Its nickname is The Hub City. The American city was founded as Vermilionville in 1821 by Jean Mouton, a French-speaking man of Acadian descent. In 1884, it was renamed for General Lafayette, who fought with and significantly aided the American Army during the American Revolutionary War. The city's economy was primarily based on agriculture until the 1940s, when the petroleum and natural gas industries became dominant. Lafayette is considered the center of Acadiana, the area of Cajun and...
Lafayette:
$47,830
Louisiana:
$45,727
$816
Lafayette:
$186,100
Louisiana:
$155,600
3.1%

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Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

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

Key Stats for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
033
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries

Elder Care
up arrow 11%

Long Term Care
up arrow 6%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 6%

Pediatrics
up arrow 2%

National Average
$36,000

Wound Care
up arrow 3%

Family Practice
up arrow 4%

Geriatrics
up arrow 5%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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