Average Licensed Practical Nurse Salary in Jackson

Licensed practical nurses in Jackson earn an average of $42,770 per year (or $20.56 per hour).

United States
Jackson, MS
17% lower than the national average
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Jackson licensed practical nurses earn 17% 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 Jackson, MS

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $48,800 $23
75th Percentile $47,670 $22
Median $46,390 $22
25th Percentile $37,160 $17

80% of Jackson LPNs earn between $36,400 and $48,800.

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

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Jackson, MS
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Jackson, MS

Adjusted for cost-of-living, Jackson LPNs earn about $47,469 per year. Cost-of-living in Jackson is 9% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Mississippi for licensed practical nurses

Biloxi, MS $44,650 per year
Hattiesburg, MS $39,300 per year

Mississippi nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where licensed practical nurses are paid the highest is Biloxi, where the average LPNs salary is $44,650 and 910 licensed practical nurses are currently employed. The Hattiesburg area comes in second, with a $39,300 average LPN salary and 620 licensed practical nurses employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in Jackson, MS?

Nurse Anesthetist $154,260 per year
Nurse Practitioner $113,120 per year
Physical Therapist $96,400 per year
Registered Nurse $66,060 per year
Dental Hygienist $58,260 per year
Pharmacy Technician $35,200 per year

At a $42,770 average annual salary, LPNs in Jackson tend to earn less than nurse anesthetists ($154,260), nurse practitioners ($113,120), physical therapists ($96,400), registered nurses ($66,060), and dental hygienists ($58,260). They tend to earn more than pharmacy technicians ($35,200).

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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