Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) with Wound Care Skills Salary

An average Licensed Vocational Nurse with Wound Care skills can expect to take home roughly $21.93 per hour. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is the specific employer, though geography and experience level have a (lesser) impact as well. The vast majority of Licensed Vocational Nurses with Wound Care skills (88 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Some workers in this field — over a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the greater part and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Licensed Vocational Nurses with Wound Care skills. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$32,476 - $61,058
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$44K
$61K
MEDIAN: $43,527
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$17.44 - $27.22
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MEDIAN: $21.93
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$32,476 - $61,058  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $2,027  
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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$36,205 - $58,742  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 74
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$17.44 - $27.22  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.31  
Overtime
$19.98 - $39.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $2,027  
   
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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$36,205 - $58,742  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 754

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Those at Encompass Home Health can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $50K.

Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $44K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $48K. Licensed Vocational Nurses with Wound Care skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $48K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $49K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,488

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Licensed Vocational Nurses with Wound Care skills, above-average compensation can be found in California — San Jose, Long Beach, and Sacramento are known as the cities with the best salaries for Licensed Vocational Nurses with Wound Care skills. With compensation 9 percent below the national average, El Paso is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Los Angeles and San Antonio are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 6 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 116 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Salaries

▲5%

▲4%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$46,000

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 116 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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