C$47,734
Avg. Salary
C$25.33
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$1,010

Bonus

C$4,000

Profit Sharing

C$1,500

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is C$25.33 per hour.

The average pay for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is C$47,734 per year.

10%
C$20.34
10%
C$25.33
50%
C$31.90
90%
90%
MEDIAN C$25.33
10%
C$31k
10%
C$48k
50%
C$69k
90%
90%
MEDIAN C$47,734
C$30,702 - C$68,833
C$31K
C$48K
C$69K
MEDIAN: C$47,734
10%
50%
90%
C$20.34 - C$31.90
C$20
C$25
C$32
MEDIAN: C$25.33
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$68K
Salary C$30,702 - C$68,833
Bonus C$2.78 - C$6,000
Profit Sharing C$4,000
Commission C$1,500
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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C$40,914 - C$68,183
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 209
Hourly Data C$0C$56
Hourly Rate C$20.34 - C$31.90
Hourly Tips C$3.28
Overtime C$4.89 - C$56.63
Annual Data C$0C$68K
Bonus C$2.78 - C$6,000
Commission C$1,500
Profit Sharing C$4,000
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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C$40,914 - C$68,183
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,449

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.

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Common Career Paths for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)


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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 C$51,000 based on 613 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 C$54,000 based on 227 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 C$55,000 based on 142 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 C$54,000 based on 86 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

16%

5%

2%

-3%

-7%

-14%

-15%

National Average: C$52,637

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

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)?

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Bridgewater:
"It's a one horse town, a lot of cliques within the facility. Somewhat narrow minded."
Pros: Short distance from home to work
Cons: It's Bridgwater.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Camrose:
"Secure and satisfying job."
Pros: my patients and coworkers
Cons: politics

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Okotoks:
"Hard."
Pros: Small Town
Cons: Not much work opportunities

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Calgary:
"Great working in Calgary."
Pros: I like to work in Calgary. Lots of sunny days.
Cons: Driving in the snow is not fun and can get very cold here.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Whitby:
"Helping to make the world a better place!"
Pros: I love being able to interact with people from all walks of life and hearing their stories and history. Everyone has a story to tell but often we as HCPs don't have a chance to sit and listen.
Cons: Being short staffed and having to make tough decisions based on prioritizing one person's needs over another. I wish I could see everyone get the help they need when they need it.

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Key Stats for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 145 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries

▲5%

▲3%

▲2%

National Average
C$53,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries


Home Health/Home Care
▲13%

Dialysis
▲8%



▲4%

Long Term Care
▲3%

▼0%

▼0%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▼0%

National Average
C$53,000

Elder Care
▼1%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▼1%

Wound Care
▼2%

▼3%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 145 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 29%