The average rate for an Entry-Level Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse is $18.80 per hour.

$29,149 - $59,180
(Median)
$29K
$40K
$59K
MEDIAN: $39,881
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$15.10 - $24.26
(Median)
$15
$19
$24
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,149 - $59,180  
   
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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$31,246 - $51,482  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $24.26  
   
Overtime
$19.93 - $37.90  
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).
)
$31,246 - $51,482  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 569
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,983

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Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse Advice

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.

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Skills That Affect Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse Salaries

Hospice
up arrow 8%

Gynecology
up arrow 4%

Wound Care
up arrow 3%

Acute Care
up arrow 2%

Geriatrics
up arrow 1%

Elder Care
up arrow 1%

Dialysis
0%

National Average
$40,000

Psychiatric
up arrow 1%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 1%

Pediatrics
up arrow 2%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 3%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 3%

Long Term Care
up arrow 4%

Family Practice
up arrow 6%

Medicine / Surgery
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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