Licensed Practical Nurse

Code: 29-2061.00

Also known as: Charge Nurse, Clinic Licensed Practical Nurse (CLINIC LPN), Clinic Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Licensed Practical Nurse, Clinic Nurse (LPN, Clinic Nurse), Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Office Nurse, Pediatric Licensed Practical Nurse (PEDIATRIC LPN), Private Duty Nurse, Triage Licensed Practical Nurse (TRIAGE LPN)

Description: Licensed Practical Nurses work under the supervision of doctors and registered nurses. They provide general medical care, such as checking a patient's blood pressure or changing bandages.Licensed Practical Nurses generally earn a certification or diploma from an approved technical school or community college. After completing coursework, they must pass the National Council Licensure Examination. This license is required in all states to work.

Licensed Practical Nurse

Typical wages

10% $35,570
25% $42,060
Median $48,820
75% $57,860
90% $65,520
10% $17.1
25% $20.22
Median $23.47
75% $27.82
90% $31.5

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 58,400