huge pay difference - page 2
just wondering if this is a common occurance around anyone else. i work in a hospital that the LPNs get $9.30/hr and thirty miles away, the nursing home pay $17/hr. is this normal??? i live smack... Read More
May 16, '03I'm not sure about everywhere, but here, nursing homes pay LPNs better because of the high turnover rate of employees. People seem to get burned out a lot faster in nursing homes because it is pretty much the same thing everyday.
LPNs in Southern Illinois make $9.00-$11.00 in a hospital (more through agency) and about $12.00-$15.00 in nursing homes.
May 16, '03LPN's have been fazed out, for the most part, in hospitals around here. The ones that remain do make $3 or 4 more than those in nursing homes, though.
Apr 25, '10I am a CNA in pinellas county starting lpn school in a few weeks. So far from the lpns I know they have told me is that they start from $17 to $21 an hour. I am assuming lpn's have more responsibility at a nursing home than at a hospital, but I don't know any lpns that work in a hospital setting.