A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Tacoma, Washington earns an average wage of $21.72 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$38,658 - $64,802
(Median)
$39K
$46K
$65K
MEDIAN: $46,219
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$17.29 - $25.37
(Median)
$17
$22
$25
MEDIAN: $21.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$38,658 - $64,802  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$36,432 - $54,202  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$17.29 - $25.37  
   
Overtime
$35.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$36,432 - $54,202  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 56

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About Tacoma, Washington

Pierce County, Washington
207,950
Male:
100,914 (48.5%)
Female:
107,036 (51.5%)
Tacoma (/təˈkoʊmə/, US dict: tə·kō′·mə) is a mid-sized urban port city in and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States. The city is on Washington's Puget Sound, 32 miles (51 km) southwest of Seattle, 31 miles (50 km) northeast of the state capital, Olympia, and 58 miles (93 km) northwest of Mount Rainier National Park. The population was 198,397, according to the 2010 census. Tacoma is the second-largest city in the Puget Sound area and the third largest in the state. Tacoma also serves as the center of business activity for the South Sound region, which has a population of around 1 million people. Tacoma adopted its name after the nearby Mount Rainier, originally called Takhoma or Tahoma. It is locally known as the "City of Destiny" because the area was chosen to be the western terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad in the late 19th century. The decision of the railroad was influenced...
Tacoma:
$52,437
Washington:
$64,129
$987
Tacoma:
$218,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.9%

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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.

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Experience Affects Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Late-Career
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$46,000


Skills That Affect Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries

Long Term Care
up arrow 5%

Family Practice
up arrow 2%

Gynecology
up arrow 1%

Elder Care
0%

Psychiatric
0%

National Average
$46,000

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 2%

Wound Care
up arrow 2%

Geriatrics
up arrow 3%

Pediatrics
up arrow 6%

Acute Care
up arrow 6%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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