A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) earns an average salary of $7,764 per year.

$3,920 - $364,922
$4K
$8K
$360K
MEDIAN: $7,704
10%
50%
90%
$0.23 - $40.55
$0
$18
$41
MEDIAN: $18.22
10%
50%
90%
$0$364K
Salary $3,920 - $364,922
Bonus $332
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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$3,870 - $356,350
  • Country: Jamaica
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 40
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $0.23 - $40.55
Hourly Tips $0.71
Overtime $18.04
Annual Data $0$356K
Bonus $332
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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$3,870 - $356,350
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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 Difference by Location

National Average: $9,781

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Key Stats for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
7%

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 53%