AU$32,500
Avg. Salary
AU$26.90
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is AU$26.90 per hour.

The average pay for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is AU$32,500 per year.

10%
AU$19.42
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AU$26.90
50%
AU$36.82
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MEDIAN AU$26.90
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AU$23k
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AU$33k
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MEDIAN AU$32,500
AU$23,116 - AU$50,421
AU$33K
MEDIAN: AU$32,500
50%
AU$19.42 - AU$36.82
AU$19
AU$27
AU$37
MEDIAN: AU$26.90
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AU$0AU$75K
Salary AU$32,500
Bonus AU$2,000
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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AU$31,627 - AU$75,269
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data AU$0AU$68
Hourly Rate AU$19.42 - AU$36.82
Overtime AU$32.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$75K
Bonus AU$2,000
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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AU$31,627 - AU$75,269
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 43

Job Description for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Licensed practical nurses (LPN) are responsible for using their extensive training in a wide range of nursing tasks and patient-care objectives. These nurses must have strong communication skills to interact with patients, listen to their concerns, talk to their families, and solve any issues as soon as they arise. They must also be organized and pay close attention to detail to facilitate this care.

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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Tasks
  • Provide basic medical care helping physicians and registered nurses to focus in more specialized areas in patient care.
  • May include some clerical work and may work under the supervision of a registered nurse.
  • Take temperatures, dress wounds, record vital signs, collect blood and urine samples and prep patients for examinations, etc.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

3%

-2%

National Average: AU$54,646

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries

National Average
AU$55,000

▼4%

▼12%

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 24%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 76%