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Average Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Hourly Pay in St. Louis, Missouri

$20.70
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$983
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The average hourly pay for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in St. Louis, Missouri is $20.70.
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$17.33
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$20.70
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$24.87
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$17 - $25
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$175 - $2,250
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$36,045 - $52,538
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What Do Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)s Do?

Popular Employer Salaries for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

The top respondents for the job title Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) are from the companies SSM Health Care, Phoenix and Bethesda Health Group. Reported salaries are highest at Mercy Hospital where the average pay is $22.13. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Bethesda Health Group, earning around $21.00. Phoenix pays the lowest at around $18.39. SSM Health Care also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $19.55.

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

Skills in Long Term Care, Geriatrics, Elder Care and Wound Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Home Health/Home 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 $19.06 based on 5 salaries. An early career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.45 based on 72 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.39 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.94 based on 57 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.
Employees with Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 22.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (21.8% more) and Indianapolis, Indiana (7.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Rochester, New York (6.3% less) and Orlando, Florida (2.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 214 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.3%
Early Career
33.6%
Mid Career
20.1%
Experienced
26.6%
Late Career
17.3%