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 $17.79 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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$25,964 - $53,513
(Median)
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47K
54K
MEDIAN: $38,242
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Entry-Level Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse Total Pay (?
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$13.64 - $24.05
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,964 - $53,513  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,009  
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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$28,276 - $51,589  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 471
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.64 - $24.05  
   
Overtime
$15.31 - $33.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,009  
   
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).
)
$28,276 - $51,589  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 471
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Pay Difference By Location
Sacramento
up arrow 29%
Dallas
up arrow 27%
Seattle
up arrow 11%
Las Vegas
up arrow 8%
San Antonio
up arrow 7%
San Diego
up arrow 7%
Los Angeles
up arrow 4%
Houston
up arrow 2%
National Average
$38,000
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse Salaries

Gynecology
up arrow 19%
Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 9%
Hospice
up arrow 7%
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 4%
Geriatrics
up arrow 3%
Acute Care
up arrow 3%
Elder Care
up arrow 2%
Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 1%
Telemetry
up arrow 1%
National Average
$38,000
Family Practice
up arrow 4%
Pediatrics
up arrow 4%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 47 votes.
Gender
Female
81%
female alumni
 
Male
19%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 32%
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