There are many factors to consider for the LPN salary. The Salary for LPN’s differ depending on the location of the LPN. For example LPN’s in San Francisco, California make on average $57,050. LPN’s in Tulsa, Oklahoma make $32,890.
Salary also differs between experience and the area worked. LPN’s who work in hospitals usually make more then LPN’s who work in Long Term Care Facilities or physicians’ offices.
LPN’s also receive shift differentials for working weekends or nights usually ranging from $1 to $5/hr. Another factor in salary is the amount of hours worked. Due to the nursing shortage, overtime is often available and if utilized can greatly increase the LPN’s yearly salary.