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

$19.32
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The average hourly pay for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Buffalo, New York is $19.32.
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$16.43
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$19.32
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$24.88
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$16 - $25
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$98 - $992
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Job Description for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

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.

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Popular Skills for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Skills in Long Term Care and Home Health/Home Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Wound Care, Elder Care and Geriatrics.

Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

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 9 salaries. An early career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.12 based on 51 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 $20.65 based on 35 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 New York, New York earn an average of 29.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (26.9% more) and Indianapolis, Indiana (12.0% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 213 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.2%
Early Career
23.9%
Mid Career
27.2%
Experienced
16.4%
Late Career
28.2%