Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) with Acute Care Skills Salary (Canada)

A Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) with Acute Care skills earns an average wage of C$24.86 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$29,799 - C$61,079
C$30K
C$43K
C$61K
MEDIAN: C$43,376
10%
50%
90%
C$19.69 - C$29.79
C$20
C$25
C$30
MEDIAN: C$24.99
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$62K
Salary C$29,799 - C$61,079
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$38,938 - C$62,199
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 36
Hourly Data C$0C$44
Hourly Rate C$19.69 - C$29.79
Overtime C$5.96 - C$44.89
Annual Data C$0C$62K
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$38,938 - C$62,199
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 242

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$49,000 based on 81 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$54,000 based on 41 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$55,000 based on 25 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$59,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$51,621

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

Key Stats for Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
C$52,000

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 42%