Entry-Level Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse Salary

An Entry-Level Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse earns an average wage of $18.27 per hour. A skill in Gynecology is associated with high pay for this job.

$27,479 - $51,490
(Median)
$27K
$39K
$51K
MEDIAN: $38,680
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$14.57 - $23.91
(Median)
$15
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$27,479 - $51,490  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $997  
Profit Sharing
$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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$30,339 - $50,945  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 111
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.57 - $23.91  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.60  
Overtime
$15.78 - $34.92  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $997  
   
Profit Sharing
$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).
)
$30,339 - $50,945  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 885
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,853

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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

Gynecology
up arrow 12%

Hospice
up arrow 10%

Wound Care
up arrow 10%

Dialysis
up arrow 3%

Geriatrics
up arrow 2%

Elder Care
up arrow 1%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 1%

Acute Care
0%

Pediatrics
0%

Psychiatric
0%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
0%

National Average
$39,000

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 1%

Telemetry
up arrow 3%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 4%

Family Practice
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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