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LPN Salary

How much does a LPN make in the United States?
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Salary Data for LPN

$49,631 (USD)/yr

$24 (USD)/hr

$730 (USD)/yr

$49,050 (USD)/yr

$24 (USD)/hr

$730 (USD)/yr

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.
The average lpn salary in United States is $49,631 or an equivalent hourly rate of $24. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $730. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$36,504 (USD)

$60,589 (USD)

Education

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Salary Potential

$57,536 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for LPN will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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