Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Chattanooga, Tennessee Salary

An average Licensed Practical Nurse in Chattanooga can expect to take home roughly $18.06 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the greater part and dental coverage is claimed by a majority. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$16.01 - $21.51
$16
$18
$22
MEDIAN: $18.06
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Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $16.01 - $21.51
Overtime $23.49
Annual Data $0$47K
Bonus $1,000
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$33,034 - $47,670
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 51

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About Chattanooga, Tennessee

Hamilton County, Tennessee
176,597
Male:
83,640 (47.4%)
Female:
92,957 (52.6%)
Chattanooga is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, with a population of 176,588 in 2015. The fourth-largest city in Tennessee, it is on the Tennessee River 135 miles (217 km) southeast of Nashville, 120 miles (190 km) northeast of Huntsville, Alabama, and 148 miles (238 km) northeast of Birmingham, Alabama. Chattanooga abuts the Georgia border and there are three major interstate highways in its vicinity: I-24, I-75, and I-59. The city lies between the Appalachian Mountains and the Cumberland Plateau, surrounded by mountains and ridges. The official nickname for Chattanooga is the Scenic City, reinforced by the city's reputation for outdoor activities. Unofficial nicknames include River City, Chatt, Nooga, Chattown, and Gig City, referencing Chattanooga's claims that it has the fastest internet service in the Western Hemisphere. Chattanooga is internationally known for the 1941 song "Chattanooga Choo Choo" by Glenn Miller and his orchestra. Chattanooga is home to the University of Tennessee...
Chattanooga:
$40,004
Tennessee:
$47,275
$764
Chattanooga:
$151,400
Tennessee:
$150,600
5.3%

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Job Listings

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 $37,000 based on 25 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 $37,000 based on 12 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 $39,000 based on 13 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 $40,000 based on 13 salaries.

Key Stats for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries

▲5%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$38,000

▼2%

▼3%

Skills That Affect Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
▲8%

Hospice
▲3%

▲1%

Acute Care
▲1%

Geriatrics
▼0%

National Average
$38,000

Long Term Care
▼2%

Medicine / Surgery
▼2%

Wound Care
▼3%

Pediatrics
▼12%

Family Practice
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 28%
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