For Licensed Vocational Nurses with Wound Care skills, hourly average wages total $21.78 per hour. While the particular city and years of experience impact pay for this group, the specific employer is the most influential factor. Most Licensed Vocational Nurses with Wound Care skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up the vast majority of Licensed Vocational Nurses with Wound Care skills (87 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Although approximately one-third lack health benefits of any kind, a majority do enjoy medical insurance, and a little over a half get dental coverage, too. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$32,824 - $61,302
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$44K
$61K
MEDIAN: $44,452
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$17.31 - $27.19
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$32,824 - $61,302  
   
Bonus
$96.96 - $2,018  
Total Pay (?
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$35,992 - $58,774  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$17.31 - $27.19  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.31  
Overtime
$20.11 - $39.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$96.96 - $2,018  
   
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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$35,992 - $58,774  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 760

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Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Encompass Home Health offers the most; Licensed Vocational Nurses with Wound Care skills earn $51K on average there.

Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

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


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $44K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $48K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $48K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $49K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,347

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

Sacramento offers some of the highest pay in the country for Licensed Vocational Nurses with Wound Care skills, 9 percent above the national average. Licensed Vocational Nurses with Wound Care skills will also find cushy salaries in San Bernardino (+8 percent), Long Beach (+8 percent), Houston (+6 percent), and Corpus Christi (+6 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 20 percent south of the national average, can be found in Beaumont. Employers in El Paso and Los Angeles also lean toward paying below-median salaries (9 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 117 votes.
035
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Salaries




National Average
$46,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 117 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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