Average Mid-Career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with Medicine / Surgery Skills Hourly Pay

$19.01
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$509
Bonus
$1,035
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with Medicine / Surgery skills is $19.01.
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$15.36
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$19.01
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $25
Bonus
$175 - $2,500
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,035
Total Pay
$32,277 - $55,123

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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, Geriatrics, Elder Care, Wound Care and Home Health/Home Care are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $16.87 based on 78 salaries. An early career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.96 based on 548 salaries. An experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.00 based on 712 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Employees with Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 28.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Richmond, Virginia (12.3% more) and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (4.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (5.8% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,033 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.8%
Early Career
27.0%
Experienced
35.0%
Late Career
34.2%