Average Licensed Practical Nurse Salary in Arizona

Licensed practical nurses in Arizona earn an average of $57,800 per year (or $27.79 per hour).

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11% higher than the national average
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Arizona licensed practical nurses earn 11% higher than the national average salary for LPNs, at $51,850 (or $24.93 per hour).

Licensed practical nurse salary range in Arizona

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $66,890 $32
75th Percentile $61,750 $29
Median $59,490 $28
25th Percentile $48,560 $23

80% of Arizona LPNs earn between $46,930 and $66,890.

Cost-of-living adjusted licensed practical nurse salary in Arizona

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Arizona LPNs earn about $58,324 per year. Cost-of-living in Arizona is 0% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Arizona for licensed practical nurses

Prescott, AZ $59,110 per year
Phoenix, AZ $58,540 per year
Flagstaff, AZ $58,110 per year
Yuma, AZ $57,830 per year
Tucson, AZ $56,680 per year
Douglas, AZ $53,860 per year
Lake Havasu City, AZ $53,020 per year

Arizona nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where licensed practical nurses are paid the highest is Prescott, where the average LPNs salary is $59,110 and 250 licensed practical nurses are currently employed. The Phoenix area comes in second, with a $58,540 average LPN salary and 4,120 licensed practical nurses employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in Arizona?

Nurse Anesthetist $173,460 per year
Nurse Midwife $121,530 per year
Nurse Practitioner $119,910 per year
Physical Therapist $94,700 per year
Dental Hygienist $83,860 per year
Registered Nurse $81,600 per year
Pharmacy Technician $39,240 per year

At a $57,800 average annual salary, LPNs in Arizona tend to earn less than nurse anesthetists ($173,460), nurse midwives ($121,530), nurse practitioners ($119,910), physical therapists ($94,700), dental hygienists ($83,860), and registered nurses ($81,600). They tend to earn more than pharmacy technicians ($39,240).

More about licensed practical nurses

Licensed practical nurses (also known as licensed vocational nurses) are licensed nurses who work with patients in all kinds of settings. They work under the supervision of a doctor, nurse practitioner, or registered nurse. This is an entry-level position within nursing. LPN duties depend on the setting in which they work. Some of their general responsibilities include taking vital signs, providing immunizations, wound care, and emotional support.

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