Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in Houston, Texas Salary

The average Licensed Vocational Nurse in Houston, Texas earns approximately $21.87 per hour. Some workers in this field — close to one-fourth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Bonus
$297.99 - $2,517  
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$37,963 - $56,257  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Hourly Rate
$18.40 - $25.41  
   
Overtime
$20.61 - $36.30  
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$297.99 - $2,517  
   
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$37,963 - $56,257  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 224

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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
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Pay by Experience for a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) has a positive trend. An entry-level Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 131 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 66 salaries. A Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 48 salaries.

Key Stats for Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Salaries

▲10%

▲4%

▲1%

National Average
$46,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Salaries

▲7%

▲3%


▲1%

Quality Improvement / QA
▲1%

▼0%

Dialysis
▼0%

Psychiatric
▼0%

National Average
$46,000

Elder Care
▼1%

Medicine / Surgery
▼1%

▼2%

Nursery
▼3%


Emergency Room (ER)
▼11%

Gynecology
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 27%
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