Average Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with Long Term Care Skills Hourly Pay

$20.61
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$689
Bonus
$12,000
Commission
$700
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The average hourly pay for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with Long Term Care skills is $20.61.
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$16.66
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$20.61
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$26.09
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Hourly Rate
$17 - $26
Bonus
$66 - $3,465
Profit Sharing
$199 - $3,064
Commission
$0 - $12,000
Total Pay
$34,924 - $56,077

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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.
The top respondents for the job title Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) are from the companies Genesis HealthCare, Golden LivingCenters and HCR ManorCare. Reported salaries are highest at Life Care Centers of America where the average pay is $21.30. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Trilogy Health Services, LLC and HCR ManorCare, earning around $21.24 and $20.73, respectively. Golden LivingCenters pays the lowest at around $18.33. Maxim Healthcare Services and NHC Healthcare also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $19.39 and $19.51, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Skills in Wound Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Family Practice, Home Health/Home Care, Elder Care and Geriatrics.

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 $18.81 based on 625 salaries. An early career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.58 based on 4,199 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.68 based on 3,332 salaries. An experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.33 based on 3,842 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
Employees with Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 20.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (19.3% more) and Indianapolis, Indiana (6.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Rochester, New York (9.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 14,836 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.2%
Early Career
28.3%
Mid Career
22.5%
Experienced
25.9%
Late Career
19.1%