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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 $17.81 per hour. A skill in Gynecology is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse Salary (?
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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$26,128 - $52,388
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $37,486
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Entry-Level Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse Salary (?
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$13.71 - $23.64
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,128 - $52,388  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,014  
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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$28,508 - $51,106  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 63
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.71 - $23.64  
   
Overtime
$15.68 - $32.16  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,014  
   
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).
)
$28,508 - $51,106  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 437
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Pay Difference By Location

Dallas
up arrow 25%
Sacramento
up arrow 22%
Seattle
up arrow 9%
San Antonio
up arrow 8%
Las Vegas
up arrow 8%
San Diego
up arrow 7%
Los Angeles
up arrow 2%
National Average
$38,000
Houston
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse Salaries

Gynecology
up arrow 11%
Hospice
up arrow 6%
Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 6%
Geriatrics
up arrow 2%
Elder Care
up arrow 2%
Acute Care
up arrow 2%
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 1%
National Average
$38,000
Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 1%
Telemetry
up arrow 1%
Pediatrics
up arrow 2%
Family Practice
up arrow 5%

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: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 32%