Average Mid-Career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$24.74
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$1,600
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Chicago, Illinois is $24.74.
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$20.09
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$24.74
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$28.79
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MEDIAN $24.74
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Hourly Rate
$20 - $29
Bonus
$0 - $1,600
Total Pay
$42,388 - $62,398

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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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Registered Nurse (RN)
Charge Nurse (LPN)
Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON)
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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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 $22.20 based on 30 salaries. An early career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.32 based on 98 salaries. An experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.83 based on 74 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.
Employees with Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 3.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Rochester, New York (26.6% less), Columbus, Ohio (16.9% less) and Richmond, Virginia (15.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 276 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.9%
Early Career
35.5%
Experienced
26.8%
Late Career
26.8%