$41,862
Avg. Salary
$19.87
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$502

Profit Sharing

$1,200

The average pay for a Licensed Practical Or Licensed Vocational Nurse is $19.87 per hour.

The average pay for a Licensed Practical Or Licensed Vocational Nurse is $41,862 per year.

$16
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$20
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$26
90%
MEDIAN $20
$30k
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$42k
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$59k
90%
MEDIAN $41,862
$30,312 - $59,375
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MEDIAN: $41,862
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$15.63 - $25.57
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$0$59K
Salary $30,312 - $59,375
Bonus $49.66 - $7,047
Profit Sharing $1,200
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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$32,476 - $55,479
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 204
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $15.63 - $25.57
Overtime $19.82 - $38.55
Annual Data $0$55K
Bonus $49.66 - $7,047
Profit Sharing $1,200
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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$32,476 - $55,479
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,200

Job Description for Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse

Licensed practical nurses work with doctors and other nurses to help with patient care. Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) may also be called licensed vocational nurses (LVNs). These nurses may work in a variety of settings, and their duties may vary from state to state.

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Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse Tasks

  • Interview patients and monitor data like weight, blood pressure, and vital signs, documenting results on patient charts.
  • Answer patient calls and visits, and provide knowledge and guidance.
  • Clean rooms, change linens, and sterilize equipment.
  • Review physician orders, lab results and care instructions with patients, answering questions and administering treatment.

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Common Career Paths for Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse


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Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse

Pay by Experience for a Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse has a positive trend. An entry-level Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 488 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 261 salaries. An experienced Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 246 salaries. A Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 165 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,032

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse?

Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse in Fort Worth:
"Love."
Do not stop your education. Get your BSN. Do not be a nurse for a paycheck. Make sure it is your 'passion' to take care of ALL people.

Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse in Springfield:
"Nursing."
Pros: I am a caregiver, I have always taken care of people. I love to help people.
Cons: Disrespectful patients, the potential to be hurt.

Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse in El Paso:
"Daily Responsibilities of an LPN/ LVN."
Be competent in your skills. Pay attention to detail. Work ONLY within your scope of practice. Learn to efficiently multi-task. Avoid medication errors. Always identify and double-check yourself before all patient encounters. Take pride in all you do at your workplace. Never stop learning. Maintain you CEU's and always take advantage of all extra learning opportunities.

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Key Stats for Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 121 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse Salaries

▲10%

▲5%

▲3%

National Average
$42,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse Salaries


▲9%

▲6%

▲5%

▲3%

▲2%


▲1%

Gynecology
▲1%


Long Term Care
▼0%

National Average
$42,000

▼1%

▼1%

▼3%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 121 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 33%