Average Mid-Career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with Acute Care Skills Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$26.64
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with Acute Care skills in Chicago, Illinois is $26.64.
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What Do Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)s Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)s?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Wound Care, Home Health/Home Care, Elder Care, Geriatrics and Long Term Care.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)s?

An early career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $22.00 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.60 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.
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Years of Experience

This data is based on 23 survey responses.
Early Career
39.1%
Experienced
39.1%
Late Career
21.7%