Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in Houston, Texas Salary

An average Licensed Vocational Nurse in Houston, Texas can expect to take home roughly $21.54 per hour. Most Licensed Vocational Nurses in Houston, Texas report high levels of job satisfaction. Just under a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and the greater part claim dental coverage as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,000 - $59,437
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MEDIAN: $45,556
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$18.19 - $25.27
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Bonus
$306.09 - $5,285  
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$37,854 - $55,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Hourly Rate
$18.19 - $25.27  
   
Overtime
$20.61 - $36.15  
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$306.09 - $5,285  
   
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$37,854 - $55,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 221
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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
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Houston:
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Texas:
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Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $42K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $46K. Licensed Vocational Nurses in Houston with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $48K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Licensed Vocational Nurse generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $51K.

Key Stats for Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Salaries

▲11%

▲5%

▲2%

National Average
$46,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Salaries

▲8%

▲4%


▲2%

Quality Improvement / QA
▲2%

▲1%

Elder Care
▼0%

Medicine / Surgery
▼0%

Dialysis
▼0%

Psychiatric
▼0%

National Average
$46,000

▼1%

Nursery
▼2%


Emergency Room (ER)
▼10%

Gynecology
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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