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The average practical nurse salary in United States is $70,556 or an equivalent hourly rate of $34. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,312. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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An entry level practical nurse (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $53,554. On the other end, a senior level practical nurse (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $92,788.

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Job Description
Care for ill, injured, or convalescing patients or persons with disabilities in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, private homes, group homes, and similar institutions. May work under the supervision of a registered nurse. Licensing required.

The chart below breaks down accounts by the highest level of education obtained.

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