Average Licensed Practical Nurse Salary in Hawaii

Licensed practical nurses in Hawaii earn an average of $53,320 per year (or $25.64 per hour).

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2% higher than the national average
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Hawaii licensed practical nurses earn 2% higher than the national average salary for LPNs, at $51,850 (or $24.93 per hour).

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Licensed practical nurse salary range in Hawaii

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $61,680 $29
75th Percentile $60,240 $28
Median $51,790 $24
25th Percentile $46,910 $22

80% of Hawaii LPNs earn between $45,930 and $61,680.

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

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Hawaii LPNs earn about $47,607 per year. Cost-of-living in Hawaii is 12% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Hawaii for licensed practical nurses

Honolulu, HI $54,240 per year
Kahului, HI $50,540 per year

Hawaii nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where licensed practical nurses are paid the highest is Honolulu, where the average LPNs salary is $54,240 and 620 licensed practical nurses are currently employed. The Kahului area comes in second, with a $50,540 average LPN salary and 140 licensed practical nurses employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in Hawaii?

Nurse Anesthetist $218,750 per year
Nurse Practitioner $127,490 per year
Registered Nurse $106,530 per year
Nurse Midwife $100,730 per year
Physical Therapist $91,090 per year
Dental Hygienist $86,970 per year
Pharmacy Technician $42,300 per year

At a $53,320 average annual salary, LPNs in Hawaii tend to earn less than nurse anesthetists ($218,750), nurse practitioners ($127,490), registered nurses ($106,530), nurse midwives ($100,730), physical therapists ($91,090), and dental hygienists ($86,970). They tend to earn more than pharmacy technicians ($42,300).

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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