Average Licensed Practical Nurse Salary in New Hampshire

Licensed practical nurses in New Hampshire earn an average of $59,140 per year (or $28.43 per hour).

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14% higher than the national average
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New Hampshire licensed practical nurses earn 14% higher than the national average salary for LPNs, at $51,850 (or $24.93 per hour).

Licensed practical nurse salary range in New Hampshire

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $74,250 $35
75th Percentile $61,360 $29
Median $59,380 $28
25th Percentile $48,070 $23

80% of New Hampshire LPNs earn between $46,950 and $74,250.

Cost-of-living adjusted licensed practical nurse salary in New Hampshire

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, New Hampshire LPNs earn about $57,029 per year. Cost-of-living in New Hampshire is 3% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in New Hampshire for licensed practical nurses

Nashua, NH $62,470 per year
Portsmouth, NH $60,310 per year
Manchester, NH $59,650 per year
Dover, NH $56,790 per year

New Hampshire nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where licensed practical nurses are paid the highest is Nashua, where the average LPNs salary is $62,470 and 10,370 licensed practical nurses are currently employed. The Portsmouth area comes in second, with a $60,310 average LPN salary and 240 licensed practical nurses employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in New Hampshire?

Nurse Anesthetist $227,130 per year
Nurse Practitioner $120,730 per year
Nurse Midwife $111,340 per year
Physical Therapist $86,220 per year
Dental Hygienist $82,660 per year
Registered Nurse $78,270 per year
Pharmacy Technician $37,200 per year

At a $59,140 average annual salary, LPNs in New Hampshire tend to earn less than nurse anesthetists ($227,130), nurse practitioners ($120,730), nurse midwives ($111,340), physical therapists ($86,220), dental hygienists ($82,660), and registered nurses ($78,270). They tend to earn more than pharmacy technicians ($37,200).

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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