Average Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Hourly Pay in Reading, Pennsylvania

$21.28
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The average hourly pay for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Reading, Pennsylvania is $21.28.
10%
$17.26
10%
$21.28
50%
$26.17
90%
90%
MEDIAN $21.28
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Hourly Rate
$17 - $26
Total Pay
$35,939 - $56,611

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

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)
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, Home Health/Home Care and Elder Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Hospice 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 $18.36 based on 5 salaries. An early career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.15 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.51 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.41 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 16.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (12.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (9.0% less), Columbus, Ohio (6.7% less) and Richmond, Virginia (5.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 55 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.1%
Early Career
36.4%
Mid Career
14.5%
Experienced
10.9%
Late Career
29.1%