A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Calgary, Alberta earns an average wage of C$25.64 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$23,672 - C$64,875
C$24K
C$54K
C$65K
MEDIAN: C$53,842
10%
50%
90%
C$19.91 - C$32.80
C$20
C$25
C$33
MEDIAN: C$25.18
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$69K
Salary C$23,672 - C$64,875
Bonus C$2,675
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$40,714 - C$69,260
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 17
Hourly Data C$0C$54
Hourly Rate C$19.91 - C$32.80
Overtime C$2.52 - C$54.10
Annual Data C$0C$69K
Bonus C$2,675
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$40,714 - C$69,260
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 131

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 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$53,000 based on 54 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$56,000 based on 17 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$58,000 based on 5 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$60,000 based on 7 salaries.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Calgary?

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.

Key Stats for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲9%

▲7%

▼0%

National Average
C$53,000

Skills That Affect Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries

Medicine / Surgery
▲12%

▲8%

Acute Care
▲7%

Emergency Room (ER)
▲4%

▲1%

National Average
C$53,000

Family Practice
▼1%

Hospice
▼7%

Pediatrics
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 34%