The average rate for an Entry-Level Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse is $18.64 per hour.

$28,187 - $56,000
$28K
$39K
$56K
MEDIAN: $39,437
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$15.09 - $23.97
$15
$19
$24
MEDIAN: $18.64
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,187 - $56,000  
   
Bonus
$500  
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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$31,226 - $51,133  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.09 - $23.97  
   
Overtime
$15.32 - $37.31  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$500  
   
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).
)
$31,226 - $51,133  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 504

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,518

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Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse in Fort Worth:
"Love."
Do not stop your education. Get your BSN. Do not be a nurse for a paycheck. Make sure it is your 'passion' to take care of ALL people.

Key Stats for Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
071
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
14%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse Salaries

Hospice
up arrow 10%

Wound Care
up arrow 6%

Acute Care
up arrow 3%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 2%


Psychiatric
up arrow 1%

Elder Care
0%

Long Term Care
0%

National Average
$40,000

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 2%

Pediatrics
up arrow 2%

Dialysis
up arrow 2%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 2%

Telemetry
up arrow 2%

Family Practice
up arrow 6%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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