Average Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Hourly Pay in Columbus, Georgia

$17.50
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The average hourly pay for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Columbus, Georgia is $17.50.
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$15.12
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$17.50
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$20.65
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MEDIAN $17.50
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $21
Total Pay
$31,183 - $44,989

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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

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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Charge Nurse (LPN)
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Skills in Home Health/Home Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Family Practice, Elder Care, Long Term 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 $16.49 based on 15 salaries. An early career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.24 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.94 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.09 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
Employees with Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 40.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (36.3% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (19.7% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 106 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.2%
Early Career
20.8%
Mid Career
14.2%
Experienced
26.4%
Late Career
24.5%