Average Mid-Career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with Geriatrics Skills Hourly Pay in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

$18.67
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with Geriatrics skills in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is $18.67.
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$16.53
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$18.67
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$20.25
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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, Elder Care and Wound Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medicine / Surgery and Family Practice.

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 $17.64 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.39 based on 14 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 Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 38.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cincinnati, Ohio (18.2% more) and Richmond, Virginia (16.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 37 survey responses.
Early Career
48.6%
Experienced
37.8%
Late Career
13.5%