Average Late-Career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is $21.55.
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Hourly Rate
$17 - $27
$99 - $3,556
Profit Sharing
$203 - $9,744
$0 - $5,000
Total Pay
$35,951 - $58,715

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

The top respondents for the job title Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) are from the companies Maxim Healthcare Services, Maxim and DaVita Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Bayada Nurses Inc where the average pay is $24.24. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include HCR ManorCare and Kindred Healthcare, earning around $24.12 and $23.98, respectively. Maxim Healthcare Services pays the lowest at around $19.13. PSA healthcare and Maxim also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $20.05 and $20.37, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Skills in Long Term Care, Geriatrics, Elder Care and Wound Care are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

An entry-level Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.06 based on 2,374 salaries. An early career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.86 based on 12,658 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.00 based on 9,563 salaries. An experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.72 based on 10,942 salaries.
Employees with Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 14.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (13.7% more) and Indianapolis, Indiana (6.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Rochester, New York (1.5% less).

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