Average Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with Long Term Care Skills Hourly Pay in Chattanooga, Tennessee

$18.80
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The average hourly pay for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with Long Term Care skills in Chattanooga, Tennessee is $18.80.
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$16.79
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$18.80
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$22.19
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MEDIAN $18.80
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Hourly Rate
$17 - $22
Total Pay
$35,189 - $47,439

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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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Registered Nurse (RN)
Charge Nurse (LPN)
Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON)
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

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

Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

An early career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.01 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.38 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.49 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Employees with Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 31.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (31.0% more) and Indianapolis, Indiana (16.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Rochester, New York (1.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 42 survey responses.
Early Career
28.6%
Mid Career
21.4%
Experienced
28.6%
Late Career
21.4%