Average Entry-Level Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Hourly Pay in Kansas City, Missouri

$18.40
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$2,000
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Kansas City, Missouri is $18.40.
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$15.15
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$18.40
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$15 - $20
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$0 - $2,000
Total Pay
$33,494 - $44,364

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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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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 $19.18 based on 35 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.63 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.04 based on 34 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 New York, New York earn an average of 25.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (21.4% more) and Indianapolis, Indiana (4.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (10.7% less), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (5.3% less) and Columbus, Ohio (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 153 survey responses.
Early Career
22.9%
Mid Career
28.1%
Experienced
22.2%
Late Career
26.8%