Average Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Hourly Pay in Chattanooga, Tennessee

$18.44
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The average hourly pay for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Chattanooga, Tennessee is $18.44.
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$15.88
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Hourly Rate
$16 - $22
Bonus
$175 - $6,750
Total Pay
$33,446 - $47,652

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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 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 Pediatrics 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 $16.24 based on 5 salaries. An early career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.66 based on 49 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.65 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.82 based on 44 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Employees with Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 33.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (31.2% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (14.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 168 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.0%
Early Career
29.2%
Mid Career
22.6%
Experienced
26.2%
Late Career
19.0%