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Hospital vs Nursing Home Salary

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Hi. Which of the two do you think has the higher salary for an LPN. I know nursing isn't all about salary, but I'd just like general info. Thank you.

DyerRN, LPN, RN

Specializes in LTC, Management. Has 4 years experience.

Hello,

You're right it is not all about the money, but that is an important part of any job. In my area of Ohio LPNs are paid around $20-$22 an hour in a SNF. LPNs are not used in the local hospitals, but their doctor offices connected to them make between $16-$18 an hour.

Keep in mind the stress levels, hours and skills used when making your choice! 

Hope this helps!