Entry Level LPN Salary in the United States

How much does an Entry Level LPN make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for an Entry Level LPN in the United States is $20 as of June 27, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $18 and $22. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is an Entry Level LPN?

A licensed practical nurse (LPN), in much of the United States and Canada, is a nurse who cares for people who are sick, injured, convalescent, or disabled. In the United States, LPNs work under the direction of physicians. In Canada, LPNs/RPNs work autonomously similar to the Registered Nurse in providing care and are responsible for their individual actions and practice. In California and Texas, such a nurse is referred to as a licensed vocational nurse (LVN). Another title provided is "registered practical nurse" (RPNs) in the Canadian province of Ontario. A person can generally become an...

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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Entry Level LPN in the United States. The average hourly rate for Entry Level LPN ranges from $18 to $22 with the average hourly pay of $20. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $18 to $22 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $20.

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Job Openings for Entry Level LPN
Titan Medical - Williamsburg , VA
* Speciality: LPN/LVN * Start Date: 7/29/2019 * Shift: Day * Length: 13 weeks Health care professional needed for a LPN/LVN position in VA. Must have a minimum of 2 years experience as a LPN/LVN. We ...
Titan Medical - 4 days ago
Educated and currently certified/licensed in the state of employment and according to state requirements as an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (or equivalent) , Licensed Practical Nurse ...
Grifols - 2 days ago
Grifols - Seattle , WA
... Licensed Practical Nurse, Licensed Vocation Nurse, Paramedic or Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistant. Current CPR certification required. Requires 6 months of related ...
Grifols - 2 days ago
HCR Manorcare - Lynnwood , WA
The Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN is responsible for supervising nursing personnel to deliver nursing care and within scope of practice coordinates care delivery, which will ensure that patient s ...
HCR ManorCare - 3 days ago
Corizon Health - Licking , MO
We have an exceptional PRN/Per Diem opportunities for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to join our healthcare team at the South Central Correctional Center, located in Licking, MO. Evening and Night ...
Corizon Healthcare - 9 days ago
Travel Licensed Practical Nurse LPN Long Term Care LTC Oregon 8 hour night shift and overnight shift positions available Job Description We. Are. OneStaff. Medical. An independently-owned, nationally ...
OneStaff Medical - Today