LPN salary in New York??

  1. 0 Hey everyone! I am planning to start an LPN program in August. After that I plan to immediately go for my ADN through Excelsior. I was just wondering how much you New York LPN's really get paid per hour? (If you don't mind me asking) I just want to know what to expect.

    I'm planning to work in Brooklyn (maybe Maimonides ) or Staten Island. But of course, keeping my options open.
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  3. Visit  PlatinumDymondz profile page
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    Quote from Tidi
    Hey everyone! I am planning to start an LPN program in August. After that I plan to immediately go for my ADN through Excelsior. I was just wondering how much you New York LPN's really get paid per hour? (If you don't mind me asking) I just want to know what to expect.

    I'm planning to work in Brooklyn (maybe Maimonides ) or Staten Island. But of course, keeping my options open.
    I'm a LPN at a nursing home located not too far from Maimonides and I cuurently make $22.34/hr with differential for evening & night shift and that's on the low side. Agencies can pay you upwards of $32/hr. But honestly if you are planning on working in New York unless you have connections or a ton of experience it's very hard getting hired in a hospital, that includes Maimonides. Not trying to discourage you, just trying to give you a heads up.
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  4. Visit  akanini profile page
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    I'm very interested in this thread and also if anyone knows the new grad pay rate for a LPN at Marcus Garvey Nursing Home in Crown Heights Brooklyn?
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  5. Visit  bsm5508 profile page
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    do u know how much RNs make at a nursing home?
  6. Visit  OneFlyNurz profile page
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    Hello,
    Lpn's in NY nursing homes start with $21 if they're unionized thru 1199!!! If it's private, they can start with $25 as staff/ft, and per diem LPN's can make up to $33/hr depending on the place. If you work thru a staffing agency it's more likely that you'll make that kind of money but you will be sent to the nastiest most disgusting nursing homes that will present you a REAL risk of losing ur license!! Hospitals hardly hire lpn's anymore, however the ones in the HHC network do, but still hardly ever.
    RN's in a nursing home make the regular RN salary starting at $35 at least, but per diem can go up to $55/hr. I worked at a nursing home in nassau county that paid RN's per diem at $55!!!!
    I hope this info helped.
  7. Visit  fortune-teller profile page
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    This thread is interesting. I thought I knew more than anybody else because I went from LPN to RN. However, I don't even know an RN can get up to $55/hour. The agency sent me to Columbia University Medical Center and it paid me $47.50/hour for a Med/Surg Unit.
    Well, let's go back to the main topic. The LPN can get up to $25/hr with benefits. If benefits are what you are looking for, I recommend you guys to work for some nursing homes owed by the City of New York. For an agency, if the agency send you to a nursing home, you can get up to $27 or $28/hr. I am not so sure if hospital will hire LPN's. Many of them don't!
    Good luck.
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  8. Visit  lacarb profile page
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    Quote from fortune-teller
    This thread is interesting. I thought I knew more than anybody else because I went from LPN to RN. However, I don't even know an RN can get up to $55/hour. The agency sent me to Columbia University Medical Center and it paid me $47.50/hour for a Med/Surg Unit.
    Well, let's go back to the main topic. The LPN can get up to $25/hr with benefits. If benefits are what you are looking for, I recommend you guys to work for some nursing homes owed by the City of New York. For an agency, if the agency send you to a nursing home, you can get up to $27 or $28/hr. I am not so sure if hospital will hire LPN's. Many of them don't!
    Good luck.
    I am an LPN getting ready to move back to NY, and I just wanted to know which nursing homes are owed by the City of New York?
  9. Visit  fortune-teller profile page
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    Quote from lacarb
    I am an LPN getting ready to move back to NY, and I just wanted to know which nursing homes are owed by the City of New York?
    There are 4 of them:
    1)Dr. Susan Smith Mckinney Nursing and Rebab Center
    2)Gouverneur Healthcare Services
    3)Coler-Goldwater Specialty Hospital & Nursing Facility
    4)Seaview Hospital Rebab Center and Home.

    Coler-Goldwater is a 2000 beds facility; so you might have a better chance to get a job if the facility is hiring.
    Gouverneur Healthcare Services is a long term care facility. It has a clinic on the ground level.
    Good luck!
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  10. Visit  NYSNOWBUNNY007 profile page
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    hello ladies an LPN in the westchester area pays anywhere from 21-32/hr the nursing homes in this area begin "staff" 23-24/hr depending on experience..now per-diem rates 25-28/hr Elant @ brandywine is at 29/per-diem The VA @ montrose 32/hr per-diem . Bethel Nursing home in Croton, ny (BTW The Va is right down the road) they have their own "in-house" agency that pays i beleive its 35/hr? (anyone can correct me on this one but i did hear its up there!..lol)...so the pay is NOT bad at all in westchester i cant tell you about NYC but i know there is a nursing home in New Jersey (sorry forgot the name but i can get back to you on that one) that pays "on-staff" LPN's 28/hr. For some reason i never understood why they pay slightly higher in NJ than in NY...i guess it depends it all evens out...hope i helped much!...good luck
  11. Visit  mel p profile page
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    Does any body know of any nursing homes, hosptials or agencies that hire gpn's in the new york city area?
  12. Visit  katherine100 profile page
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    I wonder if any LPNs make these rates as new grads...I am new and waiting to get a call back from some upstate places...

    Quote from NYSNOWBUNNY007
    hello ladies an LPN in the westchester area pays anywhere from 21-32/hr the nursing homes in this area begin "staff" 23-24/hr depending on experience..now per-diem rates 25-28/hr Elant @ brandywine is at 29/per-diem The VA @ montrose 32/hr per-diem . Bethel Nursing home in Croton, ny (BTW The Va is right down the road) they have their own "in-house" agency that pays i beleive its 35/hr? (anyone can correct me on this one but i did hear its up there!..lol)...so the pay is NOT bad at all in westchester i cant tell you about NYC but i know there is a nursing home in New Jersey (sorry forgot the name but i can get back to you on that one) that pays "on-staff" LPN's 28/hr. For some reason i never understood why they pay slightly higher in NJ than in NY...i guess it depends it all evens out...hope i helped much!...good luck
  13. Visit  sadushii profile page
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    Hey, I'm a student trying to become an RN and it's tuffer than I thought. I can't seem to get into the program at my current school so instead of doing nothing im thinking of getting an LPN certificate. The thing is that I need some advice on if this is a good idea or what school I should try to get into, or SOMETHING! If anyone can help I would appreciate it greatly. Thanks.
  14. Visit  carebearsRN profile page
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    can someone tell me more about coler goldwater hospital? is it 2 diff. facilities : hospital & nursing home? or is it combined? thankss

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