C$46,176
Avg. Salary
C$25.20
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$1,035

Profit Sharing

C$4,000

Commission

C$750

The average pay for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is £15.36 per hour.

The average pay for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is £24,647 per year.

$20
10%
$25
50%
$31
90%
MEDIAN $25
$30k
10%
$46k
50%
$67k
90%
MEDIAN $46,176
C$30,051 - C$67,026
C$30K
C$46K
C$67K
MEDIAN: C$46,176
10%
50%
90%
C$20.19 - C$31.33
C$20
C$25
C$31
MEDIAN: C$25.20
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$67K
Salary C$30,051 - C$67,026
Bonus C$50.00 - C$5,139
Profit Sharing C$4,000
Commission C$750
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$40,298 - C$67,508
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 238
Hourly Data C$0C$56
Hourly Rate C$20.19 - C$31.33
Hourly Tips C$3.28
Overtime C$4.98 - C$56.16
Annual Data C$0C$67K
Bonus C$50.00 - C$5,139
Commission C$750
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$40,298 - C$67,508
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,489

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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Popular Skills for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

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

17%

6%

3%

-2%

-6%

-13%

-14%

National Average: C$52,261

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 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
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 139 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries

▲6%

▲4%

▲3%

National Average
C$52,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries


Home Health/Home Care
▲13%

Dialysis
▲9%



▲5%

Long Term Care
▲4%

▲1%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▲1%

Elder Care
▼0%

▼0%

National Average
C$52,000

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▼1%

Wound Care
▼1%

▼2%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 139 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

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