Average Licensed Practical Nurse Salary in Austin

Licensed practical nurses in Austin earn an average of $52,800 per year (or $25.39 per hour).

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Austin, TX
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Austin licensed practical nurses earn 1% higher than the national average salary for LPNs, at $51,850 (or $24.93 per hour).

Licensed practical nurse salary range in Austin, TX

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $65,990 $31
75th Percentile $58,810 $28
Median $50,710 $24
25th Percentile $47,270 $22

80% of Austin LPNs earn between $40,310 and $65,990.

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

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Austin LPNs earn about $51,866 per year. Cost-of-living in Austin is 1% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Texas for licensed practical nurses

Midland, TX $54,520 per year
Fort Worth-Arlington, TX $53,440 per year
Houston, TX $52,960 per year
San Antonio, TX $51,330 per year
Odessa, TX $49,450 per year
Temple, TX $48,920 per year
Waco, TX $48,500 per year
Tyler, TX $48,430 per year
Denison, TX $48,210 per year
Corpus Christi, TX $48,040 per year

Texas nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where licensed practical nurses are paid the highest is Midland, where the average LPNs salary is $54,520 and 410 licensed practical nurses are currently employed. The Fort Worth-Arlington area comes in second, with a $53,440 average LPN salary and 14,790 licensed practical nurses employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in Austin, TX?

Nurse Practitioner $120,850 per year
Physical Therapist $100,900 per year
Registered Nurse $81,430 per year
Dental Hygienist $79,060 per year
Pharmacy Technician $40,310 per year

At a $52,800 average annual salary, LPNs in Austin tend to earn less than nurse practitioners ($120,850), physical therapists ($100,900), registered nurses ($81,430), and dental hygienists ($79,060). They tend to earn more than pharmacy technicians ($40,310).

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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