How much does a Licensed Practical Nurse make in Atlanta, GA?

Average base salary

329 salaries reported, updated at Oct 16, 2020
per hour

The average salary for a licensed practical nurse is $23.90 per hour in Atlanta, GA and $7,500 overtime per year.

9% lower
than national average

Additional compensation

per year

Most common benefits

  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • License reimbursement
  • 401(k)
  • Paid time off
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Salaries by years of experience in Atlanta, GA

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for licensed practical nurses

Most recommended certification


earn +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 $23.90 per hour.

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Most common benefits for Licensed Practical Nurses

  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • License reimbursement
  • 401(k)
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) matching
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Relocation assistance
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Salary satisfaction

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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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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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