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Entry-Level Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse Salary

An Entry-Level Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse earns an average wage of $18.01 per hour. A skill in Gynecology is associated with high pay for this job.

$27,282 - $51,233
(Median)
$27K
$39K
$51K
MEDIAN: $39,124
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50%
90%

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$14.07 - $23.84
(Median)
$14
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$27,282 - $51,233  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,017  
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).
)
$29,408 - $51,113  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 90
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.07 - $23.84  
   
Overtime
$17.60 - $33.41  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,017  
   
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).
)
$29,408 - $51,113  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 620

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse Salaries

Gynecology
up arrow 13%

Hospice
up arrow 5%

Geriatrics
up arrow 3%

Elder Care
up arrow 1%

Pediatrics
up arrow 1%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 1%

Acute Care
0%

Home Health/Home Care
0%

Telemetry
0%

National Average
$38,000

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 2%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 2%

Family Practice
up arrow 4%

Psychiatric
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 35%