How much does a Licensed Practical Nurse make in Louisiana?

Average Licensed Practical Nurse Salary

High Confidence

$1,955/week

The average salary for a Licensed Practical Nurse in Louisiana is $1,955 per week. This is 22% higher than the US average of $1,527.

Estimate based on 67 active jobs in the last 90 days.

What cities in Louisiana pay the most for Licensed Practical Nurse?

CityAverage Weekly SalaryMax Weekly Salary
Natchitoches, Louisiana$3,787$3,787
Rayne, Louisiana$3,787$3,787
Shreveport, Louisiana$3,787$3,787
Thibodaux, Louisiana$3,787$3,787
Slidell, Louisiana$2,987$3,787
Metairie, Louisiana$2,853$3,787
Lafayette, Louisiana$2,332$3,787
Marrero, Louisiana$2,268$2,291
New Orleans, Louisiana$1,697$3,787
Covington, Louisiana$1,577$1,577

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What type of LPN / LVN Nurses make the most money in Louisiana?

SpecialtyAverage Weekly SalaryMax Weekly Salary
Home Health$1,919$2,121
Long Term Care$1,584$2,291
Med Surg$1,327$1,814

Top Licensed Practical Nurse Jobs

View job details for Travel LPN / LVN - Home HealthSkyBridge Healthcare
Travel LPN / LVN - Home Health
Metairie, Louisiana
SkyBridge Healthcare
5 days ago
Nov 113 wks5x8 hrsDays
$2,121/wk
Travel contract
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View job details for Travel LPN / LVN - Med SurgArdor Health Solutions
Travel LPN / LVN - Med Surg
Bossier City, Louisiana
Ardor Health Solutions
7 days ago
Nov 2814 wks3x12 hrsNightsCOVID19
$1,814/wk
Travel contract
I'm interested
View job details for Travel LPN / LVN - Med SurgOneStaff Medical
Travel LPN / LVN - Med Surg
Bossier City, Louisiana
OneStaff Medical
5 days ago
ASAP13 wks3x12 hrsNights
$1,675/wk
Travel contract
I'm interested
View job details for Travel LPN / LVNArdor Health Solutions
Travel LPN / LVN
Slidell, Louisiana
Ardor Health Solutions
8 days ago
Nov 111 wks5x8 hrsDaysCOVID19
$1,386/wk
Travel contract
I'm interested
View job details for Travel LPN / LVN - Med SurgOneStaff Medical
Travel LPN / LVN - Med Surg
Lake Charles, Louisiana
OneStaff Medical
11 days ago
ASAP13 wks3x12 hrsDays
$1,010/wk
Travel contract
I'm interested

How does the pay for LPN / LVN Nurses in Louisiana compare to nearby states?

Average Weekly SalaryMax Weekly Salary
Georgia$1,605$2,246
Texas$1,504$2,627
Tennessee$1,468$2,225
Florida$1,463$3,300
Kentucky$1,439$2,516
Alabama$1,408$1,848
Missouri$1,372$2,305
Arkansas$1,339$2,364
Mississippi$1,273$1,482
Oklahoma$1,265$2,010

What are the highest paying Agencies for Licensed Practical Nurse jobs in Louisiana?

Average Weekly SalaryMax Weekly Salary
Gifted Healthcare$3,787$3,787
SkyBridge Healthcare$2,121$2,121
Marvel Medical Staffing LTC/LPN$1,577$1,577
Focus Staff$1,573$1,573
Ardor Health Solutions$1,524$2,291
OneStaff Medical$1,292$1,675
Advantis Medical$967$999