Licensed Practical Nurse salary in Indiana

How much does a Licensed Practical Nurse make in Indiana?

8k salaries reported, updated at October 19, 2021
per hour

The average salary for a licensed practical nurse is $24.87 per hour in Indiana and $7,500 overtime per year.

11% lower
than national average
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 Indiana

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for licensed practical nurses

Most recommended skill

Physiology Knowledge

The jobs requiring this skill have increase by 11.07% since 2018. Licensed Practical Nurses with this skill earn +37.67% more than the average base salary, which is $24.87 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange 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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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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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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