The average pay for a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in Los Angeles, California is $21.24 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Family Practice and Acute Care. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$36,107 - $62,400
(Median)
$36K
$43K
$62K
MEDIAN: $43,349
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$16.56 - $28.20
(Median)
$17
$21
$28
MEDIAN: $21.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$36,107 - $62,400  
   
Bonus
$976  
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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$34,876 - $60,975  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.56 - $28.20  
   
Overtime
$11.88 - $39.40  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$976  
   
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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$34,876 - $60,975  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 233
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Salaries




National Average
$44,000


Skills That Affect Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Salaries

Family Practice
up arrow 14%


Hospice
up arrow 9%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 7%

Psychiatric
up arrow 7%

Quality Improvement / QA
0%

National Average
$44,000

Wound Care
up arrow 1%

Geriatrics
up arrow 2%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 3%

Telemetry
up arrow 5%

Elder Care
up arrow 6%



Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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