The average wage for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Columbus, Ohio is $18.50 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Dialysis and Hospice.

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MEDIAN: $39,614
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$15.14 - $22.81
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,458 - $54,997  
   
Bonus
$565  
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$31,308 - $49,588  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$15.14 - $22.81  
   
Overtime
$1.80 - $35.87  
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$565  
   
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$31,308 - $49,588  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 156

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About Columbus, Ohio

Franklin County, Ohio
849,067
Male:
413,981 (48.8%)
Female:
435,086 (51.2%)
Columbus (/kəˈlʌmbəs/; kə-LUM-bəs) is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Ohio. It is the 15th largest city in the United States, with a population of 850,106 (2015 estimate). It is the core city of the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which encompasses a ten county area. It is Ohio's third largest metropolitan area, behind Cleveland and Cincinnati. Under the Combined Statistical Area (CSA) model, the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area was the 25th largest in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Columbus-Marion-Zanesville, OH Combined Statistical Area (which also includes Marion, Chillicothe, and Mount Vernon) has a population of 2,424,831, making it the second largest metropolitan area in Ohio behind Cleveland. It is also the fourth most populous state capital in the United States, and the third largest city in the Midwestern United States. Columbus is the county seat of Franklin County. The city...
Columbus:
$47,401
Ohio:
$51,075
$871
Columbus:
$137,100
Ohio:
$136,400
4.6%

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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

Late-Career
up arrow 10%



National Average
$39,000


Skills That Affect Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries

Dialysis
up arrow 40%

Hospice
up arrow 19%



Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 5%

Wound Care
up arrow 5%

Long Term Care
up arrow 4%

Psychiatric
up arrow 3%

Family Practice
up arrow 1%

Acute Care
up arrow 1%

National Average
$39,000

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 1%

Pediatrics
up arrow 3%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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