Average Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with Psychiatric Skills Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with Psychiatric skills is $20.06.
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$16 - $26
$73 - $3,800
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$33,831 - $55,634

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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.
The top respondents for the job title Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) are from the companies Correct Care Solutions, Inc., Department of Veteran's Affairs and MHM Services, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Department of Veteran's Affairs where the average pay is $22.12. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Correct Care Solutions, Inc. and MHM Services, Inc., earning around $21.71 and $20.95, respectively. Golden LivingCenters pays the lowest at around $18.87. Western State Hospital and The Veterans Administration (United States) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $18.95 and $18.99, respectively.

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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 $18.32 based on 61 salaries. An early career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.87 based on 597 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.87 based on 577 salaries. An experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.34 based on 711 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 New York, New York earn an average of 24.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (22.3% more) and Tacoma, Washington (16.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Columbus, Ohio (4.3% less).

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