Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Dallas, Texas Salary

How much does a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) make in Dallas, TX? In Dallas, a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) takes home around $22.03 per hour on average. This is 12% higher than the national average for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) which is $19.48 per hour. Wages for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Dallas range from $16.89 per hour to $27.05 per hour. Total Annual Pay, which includes hourly rate and overtime for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Dallas ranges from $34,173 to $62,971 annually. Job satisfaction is reported as 0 out of 5 stars. In Dallas, women make up the majority of the workforce (100 percent). In Dallas, a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) often enjoys medical, dental, and vision benefits provided by their employer.

$16.89 - $27.05
$17
$22
$27
MEDIAN: $22.03
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Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $16.89 - $27.05
Overtime $30.00
Annual Data $0$62K
Total Pay (?
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$34,173 - $62,971
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

Job Description for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Licensed practical nurses (LPN) are responsible for using their extensive training in a wide range of nursing tasks and patient-care objectives. These nurses must have strong communication skills to interact with patients, listen to their concerns, talk to their families, and solve any issues as soon as they arise. They must also be organized and pay close attention to detail to facilitate this care.

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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.

About Dallas, Texas

Dallas County, Texas
1,300,082
Male:
639,019 (49.2%)
Female:
661,063 (50.8%)
Dallas (/ˈdæləs/) is a major city in the state of Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. The city proper ranks ninth in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. The city's prominence arose from its historical importance as a center for the oil and cotton industries, and its position along numerous railroad lines. The bulk of the city is in Dallas County, of which it is the county seat; however, sections of the city are located in Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties. According to the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 1,197,816. The United States Census Bureau's estimate for the city's population increased to 1,300,092 as of July 1, 2015. The city is the largest economic center of the 12-county Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (commonly referred to as DFW), which...
Dallas:
$45,918
Texas:
$55,653
$903
Dallas:
$152,400
Texas:
$152,000
3.5%

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Job Listings

Key Stats for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$48,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼8%

Skills That Affect Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
▲8%

National Average
$48,000

Long Term Care
▼2%

Geriatrics
▼6%

Elder Care
▼9%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 23%