Licensed Practical Nurse Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$46,000
$35,000
Min 10%
$46,000
Median 50%
$61,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
trustaff
Highest Paying City
Richmond, CA
Highest Paying State
Rhode Island
Average Experience Level
5.5 years
How much does a licensed practical nurse make?
The national average salary for a Licensed Practical Nurse in the U.S. is $46,525 annually or $22.37 hourly. The top 10 percent of earners make over $61,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $35,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Licensed Practical Nurses are in Health Care companies and Non Profits companies. Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, California, and New Jersey have the highest paying Licensed Practical Nurse jobs. The typical tenure for a Licensed Practical Nurse is 5.5 years.
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Average Licensed Practical Nurse Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Licensed Practical Nurse in the USA is $46,525 annually or $22.37 hourly. Richmond, CA reports the highest annual salary for Licensed Practical Nurses at 50,472. Even as an entry-level Licensed Practical Nurse, you will make $36,000 per year in Richmond, CA. The top 5 states with the highest reported Licensed Practical Nurse salaries are Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, California, and New Jersey. Idaho, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming are at the bottom for competitive pay.

Map of Licensed Practical Nurse Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Licensed Practical Nurses earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Licensed Practical Nurse Salary By Company

Licensed Practical Nurses can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Licensed Practical Nurses are Health Care companies and Non Profits companies. trustaff and Monroe County Water Authority are the highest paying companies. Companies like Grifols Shared Services North America and Liberty Healthcare Group also pay high salaries to their Licensed Practical Nurses.

Licensed Practical Nurse Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Licensed Practical Nurse Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Licensed Practical Nurse can range from $42,412 to $58,514 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Licensed Practical Nurse Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
LPN
04/29/2020
$34,916
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) | Earn Bonuses & Rewards-30
04/29/2020
$58,436
Licensed Practical Nurse
04/29/2020
$33,883
Licensed Practical Nurse
04/29/2020
$62,610
LPN
04/29/2020
$48,001
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) | Earn Bonuses & Rewards-30
04/29/2020
$58,436
LPN/LVN
04/29/2020
$52,175
Lvn/Licensed Vocational Nurse
04/29/2020
$38,923
Bethesda-Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
04/29/2020
$62,610
North Philadelphia-Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
04/29/2020
$62,610
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