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Charge Nurse (LVN) Salary (United States)

A Charge Nurse (LVN) earns an average wage of $20.66 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Charge Nurse (LVN) Salary (?
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$31,340 - $53,924
(Median)
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45K
54K
MEDIAN: $44,913
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Charge Nurse (LVN) Salary (?
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$17.33 - $26.69
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,340 - $53,924  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,679  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,711 - $58,458  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$17.33 - $26.69  
   
Overtime
$24.93 - $38.72  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,679  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,711 - $58,458  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 236
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Job Description for Charge Nurse (LVN)

  • Assist physician with examination and complete any follow-ups or lab requests.
  • Document patients' status in chart for the physician.
  • Administer medicine, observe patient, and report any adverse reaction to the medication.
  • Interview patients to determine problems and medical condition.
  • Ensure equipment and rooms are sterilized.

Common Career Paths for Charge Nurse (LVN)

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Pay by Experience Level for Charge Nurse (LVN)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
up arrow 12%
Fort Worth
up arrow 12%
San Diego
up arrow 8%
Houston
up arrow 5%
Dallas
up arrow 4%
National Average
$45,000
San Antonio
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Experience Affects Charge Nurse (LVN) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 5%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
Experienced
up arrow 4%
National Average
$45,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Charge Nurse (LVN) Salaries

Geriatrics
0%
National Average
$45,000
Long Term Care
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 57% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 39%