Licensed Practical Nurse Salary in United States

To get your salary data, use the search bar below or browse by job, city, or state.
loading...

Job title is required

loading...

Job location is required.

Average Salary for Licensed Practical Nurse in United States

The average salary of a(n) Licensed Practical Nurse in United States is $49,295.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Licensed Practical Nurse in United States is $23.70.

The average bonus of a(n) Licensed Practical Nurse in United States is $725.00.

Job Description:

Cares for and gives prescribed medical personal care services to ill, injured, convalescent, and disabled patients in such settings as hospitals, clinics, private homes, schools, sanitariums, and similar institutions. Takes and records patients' vital signs. Dresses wounds, gives enemas, douches, alcohol rubs, and massages. Applies compresses, ice bags, and hot water bottles. Observes patients and reports adverse reactions to medication or treatment to medical personnel in charge. Administers specified medication, orally or by subcutaneous or intermuscular injection, and notes time and amount on patients' charts. Requires an LPN or LVN license. Assembles and uses such equipment as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, and oxygen suppliers. Collects samples, such as urine, blood, and sputum, from patients for testing and performs routine laboratory tests on samples. Sterilizes equipment and supplies, using germicides, sterilizer, or autoclave. Prepares or examines food trays for prescribed diet and feeds patients. Records food and fluid intake and output. Bathes, dresses, and assists patients in walking and turning. Cleans rooms, makes beds, and answers patients' calls. Washes and dresses bodies of deceased patients. In home care environment, serves as a liaison between the client and the private duty staff, and assesses the client's condition and the home environment. Provides health care instruction to patient and family members. May provide medical treatment and personal care to patients in private home settings. May assist in delivery, care, and feeding of infants. May inventory and requisition supplies. Less

Cares for and gives prescribed medical personal care services to ill, injured, convalescent, and disabled patients in such settings as hospitals, clinics, private homes, schools, sanitariums, and similar institutions. Takes and records patients' vital signs. Dresses wounds, gives enemas, douches,... More

How helpful is this page?

Are you a(n) Licensed Practical Nurse?

Get a more personalized salary report now. Get Report

Average Salaries for Similar Jobs in United States

Job Openings by Indeed job search

Results for Licensed Practical Nurse in United States

Entry level opening for Drug Safety Associate - Horsham, PA

The Veritas Healthcare Solutions LLC.

Licensed Practical Nurse without Bachelors degree but with knowledge of Drug Safety usually exhibited by minimum 2 years experience in pharmaceutical safety...

View job on Indeed.com

Licensed Practical Nurse, Out Patient Clinic - Fort Lauderdale, FL

Broward Health Medical Center

Graduate of accredited school of Practical Nursing. Broward Health Medical Center is a 716-bed, state-of-the-art Level I Trauma Center and Ft....

View job on Indeed.com

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - Fort Lauderdale, FL

Broward Health Corporate

Graduate of accredited school of Practical Nursing, BLS-CPR and basic computer proficiency required. Broward Health is Broward County’s largest healthcare...

View job on Indeed.com

LICENSED PRATICAL NURSE - Fort Lauderdale, FL

Broward Health

Practical nursing diploma from an accredited institution of learning, current Florida nursing license and BLS certification through the American Heart...

View job on Indeed.com

Clinical Implementation Specialist - Remote

DSS, Inc.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Registered Nurse (RN). Has extensive knowledge and practical experience in managing day to day operational facets of projects...

View job on Indeed.com

Discover How Much You
Should Be Paid

Work in Compensation or HR?    x