Earnings for Licensed Vocational Nurses with Wound Care skills come in at around $21.53 per hour on average. While geography and tenure impact pay for this group, the particular firm is the most influential factor. While over a third report receiving no health benefits, the greater part do receive medical coverage, and slightly more than half have dental, as well. The majority of Licensed Vocational Nurses with Wound Care skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. Female Licensed Vocational Nurses with Wound Care skills far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,429 - $61,082
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MEDIAN: $44,560
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$16.99 - $27.08
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$32,429 - $61,082  
   
Bonus
$50.00 - $2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$35,476 - $58,758  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 71
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.99 - $27.08  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.31  
Overtime
$20.64 - $40.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$50.00 - $2,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$35,476 - $58,758  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 686
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For Licensed Vocational Nurses with Wound Care skills, comfortable salaries can be found at Encompass Home Health; in fact, median earnings sit around $51K, the highest in the area.

Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

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


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $43K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $48K. Licensed Vocational Nurses with Wound Care skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $48K. For some reason, Licensed Vocational Nurses with Wound Care skills with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $47K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,998

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Licensed Vocational Nurses with Wound Care skills will find that Austin offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 9 percent. Licensed Vocational Nurses with Wound Care skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Bernardino (+9 percent), Corpus Christi (+8 percent), Houston (+6 percent), and Long Beach (+4 percent). Beaumont is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 19 percent. El Paso and Los Angeles are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 16 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively.

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Experience Affects Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Salaries

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National Average
$46,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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