Average Experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Hourly Pay in Kansas City, Missouri

$19.97
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Kansas City, Missouri is $19.97.
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$17.66
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$19.97
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$36,960 - $54,382

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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 and Wound Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Pediatrics and Home Health/Home Care.

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 $18.40 based on 14 salaries. An early career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.18 based on 38 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.67 based on 43 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Employees with Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 25.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cincinnati, Ohio (14.2% more) and Cleveland, Ohio (12.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 136 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.3%
Early Career
27.9%
Mid Career
31.6%
Late Career
30.1%