Average Early-Career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with Geriatrics Skills Hourly Pay in Memphis, Tennessee

$18.77
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with Geriatrics skills in Memphis, Tennessee is $18.77.
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$14.03
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$18.77
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$21.51
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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 Long Term Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medicine / Surgery, Family Practice, Home Health/Home Care and Elder Care.

Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

A mid-career Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.59 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.42 based on 19 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 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earn an average of 34.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (30.6% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (11.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 42 survey responses.
Mid Career
23.8%
Experienced
45.2%
Late Career
31.0%