Average Houston Licensed Vocational Nurses make around $21.41 per hour. The majority of Licensed Vocational Nurses in Houston claim high levels of job satisfaction. Slightly less than a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the greater part report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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MEDIAN: $44,382
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$17.94 - $25.15
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Bonus
$306.09 - $6,851  
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$36,821 - $55,622  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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$17.94 - $25.15  
   
Overtime
$20.61 - $36.15  
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$306.09 - $6,851  
   
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$36,821 - $55,622  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 215

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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:
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Houston:
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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.


For many Licensed Vocational Nurses in Houston, Texas, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $42K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $46K. Houston Licensed Vocational Nurses who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $48K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Licensed Vocational Nurse with more than 20 years of experience can earn $50K on average.

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.
037
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Salaries




National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Salaries



Quality Improvement / QA
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Telemetry
up arrow 3%


Hospice
up arrow 1%

Dialysis
up arrow 1%

Psychiatric
up arrow 1%

Elder Care
0%

Acute Care
0%

Medicine / Surgery
0%

National Average
$45,000


Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 9%


Gynecology
up arrow 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
13%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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