Average Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Hourly Pay in Sacramento, California

$24.06
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The average hourly pay for a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in Sacramento, California is $24.06.
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$17.82
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$24.06
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$29.95
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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, Elder Care, Wound Care and Acute Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $22.39 based on 15 salaries. An early career Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.69 based on 80 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.08 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.83 based on 37 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.
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Years of Experience

This data is based on 173 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.7%
Early Career
46.2%
Mid Career
8.1%
Experienced
21.4%
Late Career
15.6%