Average Charge Nurse (LPN) Hourly Pay

$22.10
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$439
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$2,250
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The average hourly pay for a Charge Nurse (LPN) is $22.10.
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$17.58
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$22.10
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$27.85
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$18 - $28
Bonus
$1 - $2,402
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$0 - $2,250
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$36,999 - $59,963
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What Do Charge Nurse (LPN)s Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Charge Nurse (LPN)

3.6 out of 5
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The top respondents for the job title Charge Nurse (LPN) are from the companies Genesis HealthCare, Golden LivingCenters and Signature Healthcare, LLC. Reported salaries are highest at Genesis HealthCare where the average pay is $24.91. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Pruitt Corporation and Signature Healthcare, LLC, earning around $23.25 and $19.96, respectively. Tennessee Health Management pays the lowest at around $16.56. Golden LivingCenters and NHC Healthcare also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $16.56 and $18.49, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Charge Nurse (LPN)s?

Skills in Wound Care and Acute Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Geriatrics and Long Term Care.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Charge Nurse (LPN)s?

An entry-level Charge Nurse (LPN) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.83 based on 16 salaries. An early career Charge Nurse (LPN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.33 based on 198 salaries. A mid-career Charge Nurse (LPN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.59 based on 231 salaries. An experienced Charge Nurse (LPN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.45 based on 285 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.
Employees with Charge Nurse (LPN) in their job title in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earn an average of 17.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Richmond, Virginia (9.8% more) and Nashville, Tennessee (7.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Birmingham, Alabama (8.6% less), Dayton, Ohio (5.0% less) and St. Louis, Missouri (3.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 993 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.6%
Early Career
19.9%
Mid Career
23.3%
Experienced
28.7%
Late Career
26.5%