A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Charleston, South Carolina earns an average wage of $19.71 per hour. A skill in Wound Care is associated with high pay for this job.

$15.53 - $25.79
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$16
$20
$26
MEDIAN: $19.00
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Hourly Rate
$15.53 - $25.79  
   
Overtime
$28.45  
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Total Pay (?
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$31,997 - $54,240  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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About Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston County, South Carolina
135,524
Male:
63,956 (47.2%)
Female:
71,568 (52.8%)
Charleston is the oldest and second-largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, the county seat of Charleston County, and the principal city in the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city lies just south of the geographical midpoint of South Carolina's coastline and is located on Charleston Harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean formed by the confluence of the Ashley and Cooper Rivers, or, as is locally expressed, "where the Cooper and Ashley Rivers come together to form the Atlantic Ocean." Charleston had an estimated population of 132,609 in 2015. The population of the Charleston metropolitan area, comprising Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester Counties, was counted by the 2015 estimate at 727,689—the third-largest in the state—and the 78th-largest metropolitan statistical area in the United States. Charleston was founded as Charles Town—honoring King Charles II of England—in 1670. Its initial location at Albemarle Point on the west bank...
Charleston:
$61,993
South Carolina:
$47,238
$1,119
Charleston:
$293,500
South Carolina:
$148,600
3.1%

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Experience Affects Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$42,000


Experienced
up arrow 1%

Skills That Affect Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries

Wound Care
up arrow 20%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 9%

Geriatrics
up arrow 8%

Long Term Care
up arrow 8%

Family Practice
up arrow 7%

Elder Care
up arrow 2%

Home Health/Home Care
0%

National Average
$42,000

Pediatrics
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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