Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Murfreesboro, Tennessee Salary

How much does a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) make in Murfreesboro, TN? In Murfreesboro, a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) earns approximately $18.05 per hour on average. This is 8% lower than the national average for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) which is $19.48 per hour. Wages for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Murfreesboro range from $14.68 per hour to $21.00 per hour. Total Annual Pay, which includes hourly rate and overtime for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Murfreesboro ranges from $30,586 to $44,446 annually. Among those reporting, there is an average job satisfaction rating of 4 out of 5 stars. In Murfreesboro, women make up the majority of the workforce (94 percent). Many report receiving medical and dental benefits from their employer.

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MEDIAN: $18.05
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Hourly Data $0$20
Hourly Rate $14.68 - $21.00
Overtime $20.69
Annual Data $0$44K
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$30,586 - $44,446
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

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 Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Rutherford County, Tennessee
126,121
Male:
60,704 (48.1%)
Female:
65,417 (51.9%)
Murfreesboro is a city in and the county seat of Rutherford County, Tennessee. The population was 108,755 according to the 2010 census, up from 68,816 residents certified in 2000. In 2014, census estimates showed a population of 120,954. The city is the center of population of Tennessee and is part of the Nashville metropolitan area, which includes thirteen counties and a population of 1,757,912 (2013). It is Tennessee's fastest growing major city and one of the fastest growing cities in the country. Murfreesboro is also home to Middle Tennessee State University, the largest undergraduate university in the state of Tennessee, with an undergraduate population of 22,299 and 25,188 total students as of 2009. In 2006, Murfreesboro was ranked by Money as the 84th best place to live in the United States, out of 745 cities with a population over 50,000. In 1811, the Tennessee State Legislature established a county seat for Rutherford...
Murfreesboro:
$52,266
Tennessee:
$47,275
$911
Murfreesboro:
$191,300
Tennessee:
$150,600
5.1%

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Job Listings

Key Stats for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salaries

Elder Care
▲3%

Long Term Care
▲2%

National Average
$38,000

Geriatrics
▼1%

Pediatrics
▼3%

Medicine / Surgery
▼11%

Acute Care
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 23%