How much does a Licensed Practical Nurse make? The median annual Licensed Practical Nurse salary is $46,288, as of September 27, 2017, with a range usually between $42,088-$51,825, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Licensed Practical Nurse in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Licensed Practical Nurse in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Licensed Practical Nurse in the United States is $46,288, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Licensed Practical Nurse in the United States are expected to make less than $46,288.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 27, 2017
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Licensed Practical Nurse that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Licensed Practical Nurse are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2017
Administers nursing care under the supervision of a registered nurse or other medical supervisor. Provides basic medical care, including changing bandages, administering medication, and collecting specimens. Ensures the health, comfort and safety of patients by assisting with bathing, feeding, and dressing. Monitors and reports changes in patient's condition to supervisor. Requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a registered nurse or supervisor. Requires graduation from approved LPN educational program. Requires a state license to practice. Years of experience may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. View full job description