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

$16.45
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Chattanooga, Tennessee is $16.45.
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$12.16
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$16.45
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$29,991 - $49,638

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

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 $17.84 based on 51 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.65 based on 34 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 41.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (37.0% more) and Indianapolis, Indiana (17.1% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 159 survey responses.
Early Career
32.1%
Mid Career
21.4%
Experienced
27.7%
Late Career
18.9%