Pennsylvania LPN Salary

Pennsylvania LPNs are paid well when considering the minimal education required for the job.  In 2008, the annual mean Pennsylvania LPN salary was $39,920.  The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics also reports that the hourly pay for LPNs in Pennsylvania ranges from $13.45 to $25.77.  Large, metropolitan areas pay the best.

However, demand for LPNs is greatest in rural areas.  Below are listed the largest cities in Pennsylvania.  Next to them is the average annual salary for jobs currently available on indeed.com. 

National – $44,000
Pennsylvania – $41,000
Philadelphia – $40,000
Pittsburgh – $37,
Allentown – $37,000
Erie – $36,000
Reading – $37,000
Scranton – $28,000
Lancaster – $36,000
Harrisburg – $36,000
Altoona – $34,000


Organizations and Associations for Pennsylvania Nurses

There are no state organizations specific to Pennsylvania LPNs.  However, the following national organizations will be able to assistant LPNs as they consider the career, research education options, and pursue their LPN license.  In addition, organizations such as The National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses have state chapters; there just is not one in Pennsylvania at this time. 

  • National Association for Practical Nurse Education and Service

1940 Duke St.
Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-933-1003
Fax: 703-940-4089
Email:  napnes@napnes.org
Website:  www.napnes.org

  • American Nurses Association

8515 Georgia Ave.
Suite 400
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: 800-274-4ANA
Website: www.nursingworld.org

  • National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses

605 Poole Dr.
Garner, NC 27529
Phone: 919-779-0046
Fax: 919-779-5642
Email: cbarbour@mgmt4u.com
Website: www.nflpn.org

  • National Student Nurses Association

45 Main Street, Suite 606
Brooklyn, NY 11201 
Telephone: 718-210-0705 
Fax: 718-797-1186 
Web site: www.nsna.org 
Email: nsna@nsna.org

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