Average Early-Career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with Long Term Care Skills Hourly Pay

$19.58
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$750
Bonus
$500
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with Long Term Care skills is $19.58.
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$16.07
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$19.58
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$24.76
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Hourly Rate
$16 - $25
Bonus
$98 - $3,523
Profit Sharing
$0 - $500
Total Pay
$33,673 - $53,032

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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.

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Popular Skills for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Skills in Wound Care and Home Health/Home Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Family Practice, Elder 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 $18.81 based on 624 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.68 based on 3,345 salaries. An experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.33 based on 3,852 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
Employees with Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in their job title in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earn an average of 26.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (25.4% more) and New York, New York (23.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Rochester, New York (8.4% less) and Columbus, Ohio (0.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 10,671 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.8%
Mid Career
31.3%
Experienced
36.1%
Late Career
26.7%