How much does an Entry Level LPN make in the United States? The average Entry Level LPN salary in the United States is $43,104 as of August 29, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $39,139 and $47,946. Salary ranges 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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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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Eastern State Hospital - Williamsburg , VA
Licensed Practical Nurse ($2,500 Sign on Bonus!) Role Title: Licensed Practical Nurse - 49111 ... On-the-Job Training provided for entry-level positions! Military Medic or Hospital Corpsman ...
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Focus Care Inc. - Richmond , VA
Our expansive, national provider network includes nurses at all levels of practice (LPN/LVN, RN and NP). Our leadership team and clinical staff have demonstrated success in working with all health ...
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Village Behavioral Health - Richmond , VA
This LPN will provide nursing assessment and direct-support services to seriously and persistently mentally ill individuals. They will create and maintain wellness and recovery-oriented environment ...
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LifePoint Health - Warrenton , VA
The licensed practical nurse provides and directs clinically appropriate patient care to an individual or group of patients under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse or Physician. The ... - 3 days ago
Marvel Medical Staffing LTC/LPN - Winchester , VA
Marvel Medical Staffing LTC/LPN is seeking a LPN / LVN Long Term Care for a travel job in Winchester, Virginia. Job Description & Requirements * Specialty: Long Term Care * Discipline: LPN / LVN * ...
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Terradin - Pulaski , VA
We are looking for dedicated and amazing Licensed Practical Nurses to join our team! Assignments in Dublin, VA at this time. * FT, PT, Weekends or Every other weekend shifts possible depending on ...
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