Kentucky LPN Salary

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This page provides you with a complete overview of the Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) field in the state of Kentucky. Here you will find statistics on salaries, careers, jobs and best cities hiring a LPN and more.

Average Salary of LPN’s

According to Indeed.com, LPN’s in Kentucky showed a large number of companies posting over 1,152 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from while the most common level of experience required for a LPN job was Entry Level.

In USD as of November 17, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Kentucky Licensed Practical Nursing $44,000 Bar high
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Average Licensed Practical Nursing salaries for job postings in Kentucky are 14% lower than average Licensed Practical Nursing salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 LPN employers were Recover Health, Genesis Healthcare, Maxim Healthcare Services, Correct Care Solutions, and Home Instead Senior Care offering with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Additional LPN Salaries

In this section explore additional details on common types of LPN jobs:

  1. Doctors Office LPN Nurse
  2. Emergency Room LPN Nurse
  3. Home Care LPN Nurse
  4. Hospital LPN Nurse
  5. Labor and Delivery LPN Nurse
  6. Nursing Home LPN Nurse
  7. Pediatric LPN Nurse
  8. Rehabilitation LPN Nurse
  9. School LPN Nurse
  10. Urgent Care LPN Nurse

Doctors Office LPN Nurse
In USD as of November 17, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Doctors Office Nurse $21,000 Bar high
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Average Doctors Office Nurse salaries for job postings in Kentucky are 14% lower than average Doctors Office Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Baptist Health of Kentucky, Clark Regional Medical Center, Stryker, Kindred Healthcare, and Veterans Evaluation Services offering with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Emergency Room LPN Nurse
In USD as of November 17, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Emergency Room Nurse $56,000 Bar high
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Average Emergency Room Nurse salaries for job postings in Kentucky are 14% lower than average Emergency Room Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Kindred Healthcare, Mercy Health, Bon Secours Health System, American Traveler, and Supplemental Health Care offering with Senior Level, Mid Level, and Entry Level required.

Home Care LPN Nurse
In USD as of November 17, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Home Care Nurse $57,000 Bar high
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Average Home Care Nurse salaries for job postings in Kentucky are 14% lower than average Home Care Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Recover Health, Maxim Healthcare Services, CHI Health at Home, Caretenders Home Health, and Christian Care Communities offering with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Hospital LPN Nurse
In USD as of November 17, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Hospital Nurse $55,000 Bar high
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Average Hospital Nurse salaries for job postings in Kentucky are 14% lower than average Hospital Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Baptist Health of Kentucky, Spring View Hospital, Clark Regional Medical Center, KentuckyOne Health, and Catholic Health Initiatives offering with Mid Level, Senior Level, and Entry Level required.

Labor and Delivery LPN Nurse
In USD as of November 17, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Labor and Delivery Nurse $61,000 Bar high
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Average Labor and Delivery Nurse salaries for job postings in Kentucky are 14% lower than average Labor and Delivery Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Hosparus, KentuckyOne Health, Medical Staffing Solutions, Catholic Health Initiatives, and Clark Regional Medical Center offering with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Nursing Home LPN Nurse
In USD as of November 17, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Nursing Home Nurse $60,000 Bar high
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Average Nursing Home Nurse salaries for job postings in Kentucky are 14% lower than average Nursing Home Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Recover Health, Maxim Healthcare Services, CHI Health at Home, Caretenders Home Health, and Christian Care Communities offering with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

Pediatric LPN Nurse
In USD as of November 17, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Pediatric Nurse $56,000 Bar high
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Average Pediatric Nurse salaries for job postings in Kentucky are 14% lower than average Pediatric Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Methodist Hospital, American Traveler, Recover Health, Maxim Healthcare Services, and University of Louisville Physicians offering with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Rehabilitation LPN Nurse
In USD as of November 17, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Rehabilitation Nurse $56,000 Bar high
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Average Rehabilitation Nurse salaries for job postings in Kentucky are 14% lower than average Rehabilitation Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Genesis Healthcare, HealthSouth, Caretenders Home Health, Christian Care Communities, and TherapyTravelers offering with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

School LPN Nurse
In USD as of November 17, 2016 55k 110k 165k
School Nurse $57,000 Bar high
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Average School Nurse salaries for job postings in Kentucky are 14% lower than average School Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Clark Regional Medical Center, Tailored Healthcare Staffing, Terradin, King's Daughters Medical Center, and Correct Care Solutions offering with Entry Level, Senior Level, and Mid Level required.

Urgent Care LPN Nurse
In USD as of November 17, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Urgent Care Nurse $51,000 Bar high
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Average Urgent Care Nurse salaries for job postings in Kentucky are 14% lower than average Urgent Care Nurse salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Supplemental Health Care, Hosparus, Baptist Health of Kentucky, St. Elizabeth Healthcare, and King's Daughters Medical Center offering with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Top Employers of Kentucky LPN’s

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 1,152 jobs for a Kentucky LPN with most employers looking for Entry Level and Mid Level candidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Terradin 194 jobs
Recover Health 61 jobs
Genesis Healthcare 56 jobs
Maxim Healthcare Services 46 jobs
Correct Care Solutions 22 jobs
Home Instead Senior Care 22 jobs
Golden Living Centers 19 jobs
Universal Health Services 18 jobs
Norton Healthcare 18 jobs
Ridge Behavioral Health System 17 jobs
Advanced Correctional Healthcare 14 jobs
Intrepid USA 12 jobs
Spring View Hospital 12 jobs
Hosparus 12 jobs
Trilogy Health Services 11 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, those 1,152 Kentucky LPN jobs were posted for the following cities:

City # Jobs Available*
Louisville, KY 129 jobs
Lexington, KY 89 jobs
Sprout, KY 61 jobs
Owensboro, KY 39 jobs
Bowling Green, KY 29 jobs
Florence, KY 24 jobs
Henderson, KY 22 jobs
Elizabethtown, KY 21 jobs
Frankfort, KY 21 jobs
Somerset, KY 20 jobs
Hopkinsville, KY 19 jobs
Paducah, KY 16 jobs
Lebanon, KY 14 jobs
La Grange, KY 13 jobs
Shelbyville, KY 13 jobs

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*Indicates number of job postings as of November, 2016.