Licensed Practical Nurse Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: LVN, Licensed Practical Nurse, Licensed Vocational Nurse, LPN

What is the average annual salary for Licensed Practical Nurse?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Licensed Practical Nurse may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. 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.

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 $43,716 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Licensed Practical Nurse in the United States are expected to make less than $43,716.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $43,716
  • 10%$36,670
  • 25%$40,028
  • 75%$48,150
  • 90%$52,187

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Job Description for Licensed Practical Nurse

Administers nursing care under the supervision of a registered nurse. Participates in the implementation and evaluation of patient care. Ensures the health, comfort and safety of patients. Requires a high school diploma and certification as a licensed practical nurse. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a registered nurse or supervisor. View Licensed Practical Nurse job description

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Categories:  Healthcare -- Nursing

Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare

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