Average Early-Career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Hourly Pay in Buffalo, New York

$18.19
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Buffalo, New York is $18.19.
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$16.20
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$18.19
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$21.85
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$16 - $22
Total Pay
$33,956 - $47,284
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What Do Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)s Do?

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Tasks
  • Take temperatures, dress wounds, record vital signs, collect blood and urine samples and prep patients for examinations, etc.
  • May include some clerical work and may work under the supervision of a registered nurse.
  • Provide basic medical care helping physicians and registered nurses to focus in more specialized areas in patient care.

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What Are Popular Skills for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)s?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Wound Care, Home Health/Home Care, Geriatrics, Elder Care and Long Term Care.

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

An entry-level Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.26 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.51 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.59 based on 33 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
Employees with Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in their job title in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earn an average of 35.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (34.9% more) and Chicago, Illinois (31.0% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 159 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.0%
Mid Career
36.5%
Experienced
20.8%
Late Career
37.7%