Average Early-Career Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Hourly Pay in Los Angeles, California

$22.54
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$976
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in Los Angeles, California is $22.54.
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$17.72
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$22.54
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$27.49
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Hourly Rate
$18 - $27
Bonus
$400 - $1,500
Total Pay
$36,832 - $59,671

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Job Description for Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Tasks
  • Provide nursing care to patients under the supervision of RNs or other medical professionals.
  • Prepare patients for exams or procedures.
  • Prepare and maintain equipment and supplies.
  • Observe and chart patient condition.
  • Administer prescribed medications.

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Popular Skills for Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Skills in Geriatrics and Elder Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Wound Care, Pediatrics and Home Health/Home Care.

Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

An entry-level Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $21.15 based on 47 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.14 based on 162 salaries. An experienced Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.41 based on 113 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.
Employees with Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in their job title in Sacramento, California earn an average of 6.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (12.6% less), Dallas, Texas (9.5% less) and Fresno, California (8.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 381 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.3%
Mid Career
42.5%
Experienced
29.7%
Late Career
15.5%