How much does a Licensed Practical Nurse - Mental Health earn in the United States? The average Licensed Practical Nurse - Mental Health salary in the United States is $44,821 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $41,528 and $48,261. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. View Cost of Living in Major Cities
Administers nursing care to patients with varying levels of mental health disorders and developmental disabilities under the supervision of a registered nurse or other medical supervisor. Monitors treatment and administers medication to patients as needed. Reports changes in patient's condition to supervisor. Requires graduation from approved LPN educational program. Typically requires a high school diploma. Requires a state license to practice. Typically reports to a registered nurse or supervisor. Years of experience may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement.
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