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
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$36K
$43K
$62K
MEDIAN: $43,349
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$16.56 - $28.20
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$17
$21
$28
MEDIAN: $21.00
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$36,107 - $62,400  
   
Bonus
$976  
Total Pay (?
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$34,876 - $60,975  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.56 - $28.20  
   
Overtime
$11.88 - $39.40  
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$976  
   
Total Pay (?
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$34,876 - $60,975  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 233

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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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.

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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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