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

$24.60
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with Acute Care skills in Chicago, Illinois is $24.60.
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$18.12
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$24.60
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Hourly Rate
$18 - $36
Total Pay
$37,691 - $74,378

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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 Geriatrics, Long Term Care, Wound Care and Elder Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Home Health/Home Care.

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 $22.00 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.14 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.
Employees with Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in their job title in Phoenix, Arizona earn an average of 2.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (1.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (17.9% less), Syracuse, New York (16.1% less) and Indianapolis, Indiana (12.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Early Career
45.5%
Mid Career
31.8%
Late Career
22.7%