Licensed Practical Nurses with Hospice skills take home an average $20.02 per hour. Residence is the main element affecting pay for this group — the specific employer and years of experience are driving factors as well. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — over a third lack coverage. On the flip side, more than half have medical insurance and a little over a half receive dental plans. Most Licensed Practical Nurses with Hospice skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,324 - $55,266
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$43K
$55K
MEDIAN: $42,508
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$16.30 - $25.36
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$30,324 - $55,266  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,438  
Profit Sharing
$375.00  
Total Pay (?
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$34,069 - $55,283  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 139
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$16.30 - $25.36  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.14  
Overtime
$12.90 - $36.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,438  
   
Profit Sharing
$375.00  
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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$34,069 - $55,283  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,630

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Home Health and Hospice Care, HCR ManorCare, Golden LivingCenters, VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, and Life Care Centers of America are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Licensed Practical Nurses with Hospice skills. Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Bayada Nurses Inc offers the most; Licensed Practical Nurses with Hospice skills earn $52K on average there. Other leaders in compensation levels are HCR ManorCare at $47K, VITAS Innovative Hospice Care at $46K, and Life Care Centers of America, where Licensed Practical Nurses with Hospice skills annually earn $45K.

With a median salary of $37K, Golden LivingCenters provides Licensed Practical Nurses with Hospice skills with the lowest pay in their field; moreover, earnings are capped at only $47K, limiting employee salary growth. PSA healthcare, Home Health and Hospice Care, and VITAS Healthcare Corporation are a few other employers known for handing out relatively lightweight salaries ($37K, $38K, and $39K respectively).

Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

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


Licensed Practical Nurses with Hospice skills with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $41K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $43K on average — a distinctly larger sum. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $44K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

Key Stats for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 216 votes.
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Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries



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National Average
$43,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 216 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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