Average Licensed Practical Nurse Salary in Phoenix

Licensed practical nurses in Phoenix earn an average of $58,540 per year (or $28.14 per hour).

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Phoenix, AZ
12% higher than the national average
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Phoenix licensed practical nurses earn 12% higher than the national average salary for LPNs, at $51,850 (or $24.93 per hour).

Licensed practical nurse salary range in Phoenix, AZ

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $73,680 $35
75th Percentile $62,420 $30
Median $60,370 $29
25th Percentile $49,390 $23

80% of Phoenix LPNs earn between $47,270 and $73,680.

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

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Phoenix LPNs earn about $57,056 per year. Cost-of-living in Phoenix is 2% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher 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
Flagstaff, AZ $58,110 per year
Yuma, AZ $57,830 per year
Tucson, AZ $56,680 per year
Sierra Vista, 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 Flagstaff area comes in second, with a $58,110 average LPN salary and 80 licensed practical nurses employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in Phoenix, AZ?

Nurse Anesthetist $178,400 per year
Nurse Practitioner $120,980 per year
Physical Therapist $95,400 per year
Nurse Midwife $94,430 per year
Dental Hygienist $84,540 per year
Registered Nurse $82,630 per year
Pharmacy Technician $39,350 per year

At a $58,540 average annual salary, LPNs in Phoenix tend to earn less than nurse anesthetists ($178,400), nurse practitioners ($120,980), physical therapists ($95,400), nurse midwives ($94,430), dental hygienists ($84,540), and registered nurses ($82,630). They tend to earn more than pharmacy technicians ($39,350).

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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