How much does a Licensed Practical Nurse - Mental Health make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Licensed Practical Nurse - Mental Health in the United States is $25 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $23 and $27. Hourly rate 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. 

Licensed Practical Nurse - Mental Health Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Pay Rate Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Licensed Practical Nurse - Mental Health Salary $21 US June 27, 2024
25th Percentile Licensed Practical Nurse - Mental Health Salary $23 US June 27, 2024
50th Percentile Licensed Practical Nurse - Mental Health Salary $25 US June 27, 2024
75th Percentile Licensed Practical Nurse - Mental Health Salary $27 US June 27, 2024
90th Percentile Licensed Practical Nurse - Mental Health Salary $29 US June 27, 2024
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What skills does a Licensed Practical Nurse - Mental Health need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Commitment: An agreement or pledge to do something in the future a commitment to improve conditions at the prison especially : an engagement to assume a financial obligation at a future date.

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Patient Care: Patient care refers to the prevention, treatment, and management of illness and the preservation of physical and mental well-being through services offered by health professionals.

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Safety Standards: Safety standards are designed to ensure the safety of products, activities and processes, etc. They may be advisory or compulsory and are normally laid down by an advisory or regulatory body that may be either voluntary or statutory.

Commitment 4.43%
Patient Care 5.21%
Safety Standards 1.93%
Others 88.43%
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Job Description for Licensed Practical Nurse - Mental Health

Licensed Practical Nurse - Mental Health 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. Being a Licensed Practical Nurse - Mental Health reports changes in patient's condition to supervisor. Requires graduation from approved LPN educational program. Additionally, Licensed Practical Nurse - Mental Health typically requires a high school diploma. Requires a state license to practice. Typically reports to a registered nurse or supervisor. Licensed Practical Nurse - Mental Health's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Licensed Practical Nurse - Mental Health salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Licensed Practical Nurse - Mental Health, the highest Licensed Practical Nurse - Mental Health salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Licensed Practical Nurse - Mental Health salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Licensed Practical Nurse - Mental Health salary is in Miami, FL, where the Licensed Practical Nurse - Mental Health salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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