Average Entry-Level Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Hourly Pay in Indianapolis, Indiana

$19.27
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Indianapolis, Indiana is $19.27.
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$16.99
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$19.27
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$21.88
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Hourly Rate
$17 - $22
Total Pay
$35,331 - $47,494

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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 $19.79 based on 90 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.51 based on 60 salaries. An experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.98 based on 97 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.
Employees with Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 19.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (15.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (14.7% less), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (9.6% less) and Columbus, Ohio (6.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 327 survey responses.
Early Career
27.5%
Mid Career
18.3%
Experienced
29.7%
Late Career
24.5%