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Mid-Career Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse Salary

Mid-Career Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurses take home approximately $18.64 per hour on average. While some workers in this profession — over a third — do not have any health coverage, the greater part do receive medical benefits and a little less than one-half have dental insurance. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Women make up the vast majority of Mid-Career Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurses (83 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$31,864 - $61,485
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $43,047
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$15.11 - $25.16
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,864 - $61,485  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,013  
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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$32,532 - $54,339  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 42
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.11 - $25.16  
   
Overtime
$21.36 - $37.44  
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 - $2,013  
   
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).
)
$32,532 - $54,339  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 218
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse Salaries

Elder Care
up arrow 5%

Acute Care
0%

Telemetry
0%

National Average
$40,000

Geriatrics
up arrow 2%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 2%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 3%

Hospice
up arrow 3%

Family Practice
up arrow 7%

Pediatrics
up arrow 7%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 38%