$20.11
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$400

Profit Sharing

$2,000

The average pay for a Charge Nurse (LPN) is $19.96 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. A skill in Dementia is associated with high pay for this job.

$29,159 - $58,062
$29K
$41K
$58K
MEDIAN: $41,348
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$16.24 - $25.94
$16
$20
$26
MEDIAN: $20.11
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$0$58K
Salary $29,159 - $58,062
Bonus $0.00 - $3,576
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$33,910 - $56,469
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 204
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $16.24 - $25.94
Overtime $20.28 - $38.44
Annual Data $0$56K
Bonus $0.00 - $3,576
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$33,910 - $56,469
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,343

Job Description for Charge Nurse (LPN)

A charge nurse supervises other nurses and implements nursing care recommended by physicians and residents. They must be able to effectively document these activities and ensure their day-to-day actions meet federal, state, and local guidelines. Charge nurses are in charge of admitting, transferring, and discharging patients. They also train and help develop staff.

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Charge Nurse (LPN) Tasks

  • Interview patients to determine problems and medical condition.
  • Ensure equipment and rooms are sterilized.
  • Administer medicine, observe patient, and report any adverse reaction to the medication.
  • Assist physician with examination and complete any follow-ups or lab requests.
  • Document patients' status in chart for the physician.

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Popular Skills for Charge Nurse (LPN)

Pay by Experience Level for Charge Nurse (LPN)

Pay by Experience for a Charge Nurse (LPN) has a positive trend. An entry-level Charge Nurse (LPN) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 520 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Charge 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 $42,000 based on 468 salaries. An experienced Charge Nurse (LPN) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 471 salaries. A Charge 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 $46,000 based on 407 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,926

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

Charge Nurse (LPN) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Charge Nurse (LPN)?

Charge Nurse (LPN) in Covington:
"It's great."
Pros: The one on one resident care.
Cons: Poor communication.

Charge Nurse (LPN) in Clarkfield:
Pros: I most enjoy "working the floor" with the residents.
Cons: Not having enough time to accomplish all I would like to at NOC.

Charge Nurse (LPN) in Lincoln:
"Rewarding."
Pros: The pts I care for. People I work with.
Cons: Management. Pay. PTO. Stress.

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Key Stats for Charge Nurse (LPN)

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 296 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
26%

Experience Affects Charge Nurse (LPN) Salaries

▲7%

▲1%

National Average
$43,000

▼1%

▼7%

Skills That Affect Charge Nurse (LPN) Salaries

Dementia
▲12%

Critical Care
▲9%

Elder Care
▲4%

Charge Nurse
▲4%

▲3%

Home Health/Home Care
▲3%

Dialysis
▲3%


▼0%


▼0%

National Average
$43,000

Geriatrics
▼1%

Wound Care
▼1%


Phlebotomy
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 296 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 38%