Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Baton Rouge Salary

The average wage for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is $16.63 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Psychiatric and Wound Care. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$30,521 - $48,404
$45K
MEDIAN: $45,298
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$14.71 - $21.28
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MEDIAN: $16.79
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Salary
$45,298  
   
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$30,399 - $47,020  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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$14.71 - $21.28  
   
Overtime
$26.23  
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$30,399 - $47,020  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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About Baton Rouge, Louisiana

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
228,596
Male:
111,492 (48.8%)
Female:
117,104 (51.2%)
Baton Rouge (/ˌbætən ˈruːʒ/ BAT-ən ROOZH; French for "Red Stick", French: Bâton-Rouge [bɑtɔ̃ ʁuʒ]) is the capital of the U.S. state of Louisiana and its second-largest city. The seat of East Baton Rouge Parish, the city is located on the eastern bank of the Mississippi River. As the "Capital City", Baton Rouge is the political hub for Louisiana, and is the second-largest city in the state after New Orleans, with an estimated population of 228,590 in 2015, according to the US Census Bureau. The metropolitan area surrounding the city, known as Greater Baton Rouge, is also the second-largest in Louisiana, with a population of 830,480 people as of 2015. The urban area has around 594,309 inhabitants. Baton Rouge is a major industrial, petrochemical, medical, research, motion picture, and growing technology center of the American South. The Port of Greater Baton Rouge is the tenth largest in the United States in terms of...
Baton Rouge:
$41,224
Louisiana:
$45,727
$805
Baton Rouge:
$172,600
Louisiana:
$155,600
5.3%

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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 $33,000 based on 40 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 13 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 16 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 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

▲10%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$36,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries

Psychiatric
▲18%

Wound Care
▲11%

Acute Care
▲6%

Pediatrics
▲2%

Medicine / Surgery
▲2%

Geriatrics
▲1%

National Average
$36,000

Family Practice
▼1%

Long Term Care
▼2%

▼10%

Home Health/Home Care
▼10%

Telemetry
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 18%
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