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Licensed Practical Nurse salary in Albany, NY

How much does a Licensed Practical Nurse make in Albany, NY?

Average base salary

$31.36
same
as national average

Most common benefits

Overtime
$7,875per year
Others
401(k)
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The average salary for a licensed practical nurse is $31.36 per hour in Albany, NY and $7,875 overtime per year.388 salaries reported, updated at May 13, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in Albany, NY

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1 to 2 years
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Top companies for Licensed Practical Nurses in Albany, NY

  1. ATC Healthcare
    3.7star
    296 reviews165 salaries reported
    $53.75per hour
  2. $44.83per hour
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Highest paying cities for Licensed Practical Nurses near Albany, NY

  1. New York, NY
    $35.38 per hour
    927 salaries reported
  2. Queens, NY
    $32.00 per hour
    957 salaries reported
  3. Brooklyn, NY
    $31.81 per hour
    1248 salaries reported
  1. Albany, NY
    $31.36 per hour
    388 salaries reported
  2. Bronx, NY
    $30.39 per hour
    992 salaries reported
  3. Buffalo, NY
    $30.04 per hour
    255 salaries reported
  1. Syracuse, NY
    $29.42 per hour
    100 salaries reported
  2. Rochester, NY
    $29.19 per hour
    343 salaries reported
  3. Watertown, NY
    $27.01 per hour
    61 salaries reported
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Where can a Licensed Practical Nurse earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Licensed Practical Nurses

Most recommended certification

RRTearn +32.39% more

The jobs requiring this certification have increase by 11.07% since 2018. Licensed Practical Nurses with this certification earn +32.39% more than the average base salary, which is $31.36 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this certificationChange from previous year
20112increase by 2
20121456increase by 72700.00%
20132825increase by 94.02%
20142555decrease by 9.56%
20151730decrease by 32.29%
20162118increase by 22.43%
20171537decrease by 27.43%
20181806increase by 17.50%
20192006increase by 11.07%

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Top licenses
LMSW
+53.28%salary
Top skills
Cerner
+44.05%salary
Top fields of study
Social Work Degree
+33.90%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top LicensesSalaryJob openingsCompanies
6 jobs36
18 jobs1,063
9 jobs38
2 jobs2
5,506 jobs16,006
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Most common benefits for Licensed Practical Nurses

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • AD&D insurance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Free parking
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Housing stipend
  • Life insurance
  • Loan repayment program
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Pet insurance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 1,741 ratings

54% of Licensed Practical Nurses in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Albany, NY?

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70 job openings

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2,221 job openings

Average $2,104 per week

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Are licensed practical nurses (LPNs) paid the least?

The education requirements for licensed practical nurses (LPNs) are the lowest within the nursing sector and these vocations tend to make lower incomes than other nursing specialties.

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