Average Licensed Practical Nurse Salary in Idaho

Licensed practical nurses in Idaho earn an average of $49,440 per year (or $23.77 per hour).

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4% lower than the national average
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Idaho licensed practical nurses earn 4% lower 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 Idaho

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $59,920 $28
75th Percentile $55,980 $26
Median $47,450 $22
25th Percentile $44,770 $21

80% of Idaho LPNs earn between $37,110 and $59,920.

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

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Idaho LPNs earn about $54,210 per year. Cost-of-living in Idaho is 8% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Idaho for licensed practical nurses

Lewiston, ID $52,560 per year
Boise City, ID $51,290 per year
Twin Falls, ID $49,420 per year
Coeur d'Alene, ID $49,190 per year
Pocatello, ID $48,110 per year
Idaho Falls, ID $44,630 per year

Idaho nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where licensed practical nurses are paid the highest is Lewiston, where the average LPNs salary is $52,560 and 90 licensed practical nurses are currently employed. The Boise City area comes in second, with a $51,290 average LPN salary and 840 licensed practical nurses employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in Idaho?

Nurse Anesthetist $171,790 per year
Nurse Practitioner $113,890 per year
Physical Therapist $85,880 per year
Dental Hygienist $76,670 per year
Registered Nurse $73,640 per year
Nurse Midwife $61,740 per year
Pharmacy Technician $38,210 per year

At a $49,440 average annual salary, LPNs in Idaho tend to earn less than nurse anesthetists ($171,790), nurse practitioners ($113,890), physical therapists ($85,880), dental hygienists ($76,670), registered nurses ($73,640), and nurse midwives ($61,740). They tend to earn more than pharmacy technicians ($38,210).

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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