New York LPN Salary - NY

New York Salary for Licensed Practical Nurses

Salaries for licensed practical nurses in New York cover a wide range.  The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in May 2008 that the annual mean New York LPN salary was $41,120.  Hourly pay ranged from just under $14 an hour all the way up to $27.  Years of experience, geographic location, and place of employment are significant factors in determining a LPN salary, especially in New York.  Larger, metropolitan locations pay significantly better than rural settings. 

Below is a list of the largest cities in New York, accompanied by the average annual salary for jobs currently listed in that city as seen on popular job posting website indeed.com. 

  • National – $44,000
  • New York LPN salary – $52,000
  • New York City – $55,000
  • Buffalo – $36,000
  • Rochester – $36,000
  • Yonkers – $55,000
  • Syracuse – $41,000
  • Albany – $37,000
  • New Rochelle – $55,000
  • Mount Vernon – $55,000
  • Schenectady – $37,000
  • Utica – $38,000


Organizations and Associations for New York Nurses

There is only one organization specific to licensed practical nurses in New York and it relies on members and fees for its existence.  The National Association for Practical Nurse Education and Services can be of assistance to LPN at every stage of practice.  In addition, the national and state departments listed below can also be of service with nursing preparation, education, and licensing and registration. 

New York State Education Department
Office of the Professions
Division of Professional Licensing Services
Nurse Unit
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234-1000

New York Federation of LPNs
8 Vineyard Lane
Washingtonville, NY 10992

National Association for Practical Nurse Education and Service
1940 Duke St.
Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314

American Nurses Association
8515 Georgia Ave.
Suite 400
Silver Spring, MD 20910

National Student Nurses Association
45 Main Street, Suite 606
Brooklyn, NY 11201 

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