Entry-Level Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse Salary

The average rate for an Entry-Level Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse is $18.94 per hour.

$27,013 - $61,800
$27K
$39K
$62K
MEDIAN: $39,165
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$15.26 - $24.13
$15
$19
$24
MEDIAN: $18.94
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$27,013 - $61,800  
   
Bonus
$450.00  
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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$31,514 - $51,424  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.26 - $24.13  
   
Overtime
$10.41 - $36.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$450.00  
   
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).
)
$31,514 - $51,424  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 442
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National Average: $40,100

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Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse Advice

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Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse in Fort Worth:
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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 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
15%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse Salaries

Hospice
▲10%

Gynecology
▲7%

Wound Care
▲4%

▲3%

Emergency Room (ER)
▲3%

▲1%

Geriatrics
▼0%

Psychiatric
▼0%

National Average
$40,000

Long Term Care
▼1%

Home Health/Home Care
▼2%

▼3%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▼3%

Dialysis
▼4%

Family Practice
▼7%

Medicine / Surgery
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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