Entry-Level Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse earns an average wage of $17.82 per hour. A skill in Gynecology is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse Total Pay (?
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$26,046 - $53,039
(Median)
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53K
MEDIAN: $37,486
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Entry-Level Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse Total Pay (?
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$13.66 - $23.83
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,046 - $53,039  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,011  
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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$28,361 - $51,325  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 491
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.66 - $23.83  
   
Overtime
$15.26 - $33.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,011  
   
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).
)
$28,361 - $51,325  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 491
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Pay Difference By Location

Sacramento
up arrow 29%
Dallas
up arrow 25%
San Antonio
up arrow 9%
Seattle
up arrow 9%
Las Vegas
up arrow 8%
San Diego
up arrow 7%
Los Angeles
up arrow 4%
Houston
up arrow 1%
National Average
$38,000
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse Salaries

Gynecology
up arrow 12%
Hospice
up arrow 7%
Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 6%
Geriatrics
up arrow 3%
Acute Care
up arrow 3%
Elder Care
up arrow 2%
Telemetry
up arrow 1%
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 1%
Medicine / Surgery
0%
National Average
$38,000
Pediatrics
up arrow 3%
Family Practice
up arrow 4%

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Gender

Female
82%
female alumni
 
Male
18%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 32%
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