Average Mid-Career Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurses make around $20.04 per hour. Although a majority have medical coverage and more than two-fifths have dental coverage, close to one-third claim no health benefits at all. For the most part, Mid-Career Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurses enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Mid-Career Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurses (87 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,029 - $59,935
(Median)
$33K
$41K
$60K
MEDIAN: $40,721
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$15.87 - $25.68
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$16
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$26
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$33,029 - $59,935  
   
Bonus
$550  
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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$33,457 - $54,654  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 47
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.87 - $25.68  
   
Overtime
$21.59 - $37.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$550  
   
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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$33,457 - $54,654  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 299
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Skills That Affect Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse Salaries

Telemetry
up arrow 18%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 14%

Dialysis
up arrow 14%

Hospice
up arrow 5%

Acute Care
up arrow 4%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 4%

Gynecology
up arrow 1%

Pediatrics
0%

Wound Care
0%

Psychiatric
0%

National Average
$42,000

Geriatrics
up arrow 1%

Elder Care
up arrow 1%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 4%

Long Term Care
up arrow 4%

Family Practice
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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