A Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) in Kitchener, Ontario earns an average wage of C$22.42 per hour. A skill in Medicine / Surgery is associated with high pay for this job.

C$42,517 - C$54,137
C$50K
MEDIAN: C$49,948
50%
C$18.78 - C$28.34
C$19
C$23
C$28
MEDIAN: C$23.02
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$59K
Salary C$49,948
Bonus C$1,000
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$38,956 - C$59,112
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data C$0C$29
Hourly Rate C$18.78 - C$28.34
Overtime C$30.00
Annual Data C$0C$59K
Bonus C$1,000
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$38,956 - C$59,112
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 67

Job Description for Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)

AA registered practical nurse (RPN) is a designation used primarily in Ontario in Canada. It is essentially the equivalent of a licensed practical nurse (LPN), a designation in use in other provinces and throughout the United States. RPNs usually work as direct reports to registered nurses (RN) in the field of hospital and clinical care. They perform many of the routine duties normally associated with nursing and also report any noted changes in the patient that may affect ongoing treatment.

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Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) Tasks

  • Collect patient health information like blood pressure, temperature, and pulse.
  • Provide patients and families with health and safety information.
  • Provide assistance including medications, changing dressings, and bathing patients.
  • Monitor patients' progress and report changes.

Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)

Pay by Experience for a Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) has a positive trend. An entry-level Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$45,000 based on 23 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$46,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$52,000 based on 9 salaries. A Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$51,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) Salaries

Experienced
▲6%

Late-Career
▲5%

National Average
C$49,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

▼7%

Skills That Affect Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) Salaries

Medicine / Surgery
▲15%

Wound Care
▲2%

National Average
C$49,000

Geriatrics
▼4%

Palliative Care
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 59%