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LPN Salary

How much do LPNs make?

As of May 2021, licensed practical nurses in the US made an average salary ranging from approximately $37,150 to approximately $63,790 with the median salary at $48,070.1  Most LPNs work full time in this salary range. An LPN’s schedule may include holidays, nights, and weekends and shifts longer than 8 hours.2

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses3

Median annual wages, May 2021

Note: All occupations includes all occupations in U.S. economy
Source: US. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

RN Salary

How much do RNs make?

As of 2021, the average salary for RNs in the United States ranged from approximately $59,450 to approximately $120,250 with the median salary at $77,600.4 This median salary is approximately $35,000 higher than the median salary for all other occupations in this country and is dependent on years of experience and degree level.5

Most RNs work full time at this salary range. Most RNs who work in hospitals and other 24 hour care facilities work rotating shifts during the days, nights, weekends, holidays, and on call. RNs working in offices and schools may work regular business hours.6

 

Registered Nurses7

Median annual wages, May 2021

Note: All occupations includes all occupations in U.S. economy
Source: US. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

Nurse Salary in New Jersey

Average RN Salary in NJ8

In the state of New Jersey, the average annual salary for a Registered Nurse in 2021 was $89,690, or $45.53 per hour.

  • New York/Newark-Jersey City/NY-NJ-PA: $98,460
  • Trenton, NJ: $86,330

Average LPN Salary in NJ8

In the state of New Jersey, the average annual salary for a Licensed Practical Nurse in 2021 was $58,590, or $28.17 per hour.

  • New York/Newark-Jersey City/NY-NJ-PA: $59,230
  • Trenton, NJ: $57,720

Nurse Salary in Florida

Average RN Salary in FL9

The average annual salary for a Registered Nurse in the state of Florida in 2021 was $72,000 or $34.62 per hour. 

  • Tampa / St. Petersburg / Clearwater, FL: $73,380
  • Miami/ Fort Lauderdale/ West Palm Beach, FL: $74,220
  • Jacksonville, FL: $70,450
  • Cape Coral / Fort Myers, FL: $73,420
  • Naples / Immokalee / Marco Island, FL: $73,360

Average LPN Salary in FL9

The average annual salary for a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Florida in 2021 was $47,860 or $23.01 per hour.

  • Tampa/St. Petersburg/Clearwater, FL : $47,880
  • Miami/Fort Lauderdale/West Palm Beach, FL: $49,260
  • Jacksonville, FL: $47,340
  • Cape Coral / Fort Myers, FL: $48,880
  • Naples / Immokalee / Marco Island, FL: $51,460

Nurse Salary in Indiana

Average RN Salary in IN10

The average annual salary for a Registered Nurse in the state of Indiana in 2021 was $68,890 or $33.12 per hour. 

  • Fort Wayne, IN: $68,770

Average LPN Salary in IN10

The average annual salary for a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Indiana in 2021 was $51,500 or $24.76 per hour.

  • Fort Wayne, IN : $50,230

Nurse Salary in Tennessee

Average RN Salary in TN11

The average annual salary for a Registered Nurse in the state of Tennessee in 2021 was $66,680 or $32.06 per hour. 

  • Cleveland, TN: $63,310
  • Chattanooga, TN:  $65,590

Average LPN Salary in TN11

The average annual salary for a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Tennessee in 2021 was $43,620 or $20.97 per hour.

  • Cleveland, TN: $41,400
  • Chattanooga, TN: $44,580

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