$41,871
Avg. Salary
$20.33
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Charge Nurse (LPN) is $20.33 per hour.

The average pay for a Charge Nurse (LPN) is $41,871 per year.

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$16.44
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$20.33
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$26.07
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MEDIAN $20.33
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$30k
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$42k
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$58k
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MEDIAN $41,871
$29,718 - $58,241
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$0$58K
Salary $29,718 - $58,241
Bonus $0.00 - $4,894
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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$34,303 - $56,484
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 149
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $16.44 - $26.07
Overtime $19.99 - $38.80
Annual Data $0$56K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,894
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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$34,303 - $56,484
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,835

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.

Charge Nurse (LPN) Pay By Employer

$0$67K

$54,905

$33,979

HCR ManorCare
9 profiles
$37,989

$49,445

$44,526

$34,989

$40,243

Brookdale
6 profiles
$40,345

$33,966

$39,790

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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: $43,504

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Charge Nurse (LPN) Advice

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

Charge Nurse (LPN) in Woonsocket:
"Limited job oppurtunities in my area."
Need to be proactive, be prepared to do a lot of teaching, especially with your staff members, have confidence in yourself, learn everything you can, don't be afraid to ask questions.

Charge Nurse (LPN) in Tuscaloosa:
"Work flexibility."
Pros: Helping people teaching them how to better care for there loved ones.
Cons: The work load to to much for one nurse.

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.

Charge Nurse (LPN) in Springfield:
"How much paperwork there is."
Speed comes with experience. Be safe, ask about what you don't know.

Charge Nurse (LPN) in New York:
"Need To Be Healthy And Strong."
Need to know how to teach, mentor and take charge in stressful situations.

Charge Nurse (LPN) in Pine Bluff:
"Beware of the pitfalls."
Be very aware of your surrounding.

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Key Stats for Charge Nurse (LPN)

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 237 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
26%

Experience Affects Charge Nurse (LPN) Salaries

▲6%

▼0%

National Average
$44,000

▼3%

▼8%

Skills That Affect Charge Nurse (LPN) Salaries

Dementia
▲11%

Critical Care
▲7%

Elder Care
▲3%

▲2%

Home Health/Home Care
▲2%

Charge Nurse
▲2%

Dialysis
▲2%

National Average
$44,000


▼1%

▼1%

Geriatrics
▼2%

Wound Care
▼2%



Phlebotomy
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 237 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 38%