Average Licensed Practical Nurse Salary in Springfield

Licensed practical nurses in Springfield earn an average of $60,170 per year (or $28.93 per hour).

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Springfield, MA
16% higher than the national average
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Springfield licensed practical nurses earn 16% higher than the national average salary for LPNs, at $51,850 (or $24.93 per hour).

Licensed practical nurse salary range in Springfield, MA

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $74,840 $35
75th Percentile $60,390 $29
Median $58,920 $28
25th Percentile $56,620 $27

80% of Springfield LPNs earn between $47,340 and $74,840.

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

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Springfield LPNs earn about $61,460 per year. Cost-of-living in Springfield is 2% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Massachusetts for licensed practical nurses

Boston, MA $62,470 per year
Barnstable Town, MA $61,940 per year
Worcester, MA $61,130 per year
Warwick, MA $59,650 per year
New Bedford, MA $59,400 per year
Pittsfield, MA $58,970 per year
Leominster, MA $58,840 per year

Massachusetts nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where licensed practical nurses are paid the highest is Boston, where the average LPNs salary is $62,470 and 10,370 licensed practical nurses are currently employed. The Barnstable Town area comes in second, with a $61,940 average LPN salary and 480 licensed practical nurses employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in Springfield, MA?

Nurse Anesthetist $164,750 per year
Nurse Practitioner $117,030 per year
Physical Therapist $89,760 per year
Dental Hygienist $83,880 per year
Registered Nurse $81,130 per year
Pharmacy Technician $37,780 per year

At a $60,170 average annual salary, LPNs in Springfield tend to earn less than nurse anesthetists ($164,750), nurse practitioners ($117,030), physical therapists ($89,760), dental hygienists ($83,880), and registered nurses ($81,130). They tend to earn more than pharmacy technicians ($37,780).

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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