Average Licensed Practical Nurse Salary in Nebraska

Licensed practical nurses in Nebraska earn an average of $48,040 per year (or $23.10 per hour).

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7% lower than the national average
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Nebraska licensed practical nurses earn 7% 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 Nebraska

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $59,850 $28
75th Percentile $49,460 $23
Median $47,140 $22
25th Percentile $46,170 $22

80% of Nebraska LPNs earn between $37,300 and $59,850.

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

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Nebraska LPNs earn about $51,711 per year. Cost-of-living in Nebraska is 7% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Nebraska for licensed practical nurses

Omaha, NE $49,700 per year
Lincoln, NE $48,370 per year
Grand Island, NE $48,230 per year

Nebraska nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where licensed practical nurses are paid the highest is Omaha, where the average LPNs salary is $49,700 and 1,970 licensed practical nurses are currently employed. The Lincoln area comes in second, with a $48,370 average LPN salary and 810 licensed practical nurses employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in Nebraska?

Nurse Anesthetist $232,230 per year
Nurse Practitioner $112,670 per year
Physical Therapist $89,160 per year
Dental Hygienist $75,700 per year
Registered Nurse $69,850 per year
Pharmacy Technician $36,100 per year

At a $48,040 average annual salary, LPNs in Nebraska tend to earn less than nurse anesthetists ($232,230), nurse practitioners ($112,670), physical therapists ($89,160), dental hygienists ($75,700), and registered nurses ($69,850). They tend to earn more than pharmacy technicians ($36,100).

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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