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

$23.93
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$979
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The average hourly pay for a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in San Diego, California is $23.93.
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$19.20
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$23.93
90%
$29.37
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Hourly Rate
$19 - $29
Bonus
$298 - $1,468
Total Pay
$39,957 - $62,146

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

The top respondents for the job title Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) are from the companies Sharp Healthcare, Scripps Clinics and Surgical Care Affiliates. Reported salaries are highest at Surgical Care Affiliates where the average pay is $25.50. Scripps Clinics pays the lowest at around $23.93.

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Popular Skills for Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Skills in Geriatrics, Elder Care and Wound Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Acute Care 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 $20.29 based on 23 salaries. An early career Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.06 based on 137 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.56 based on 101 salaries. An experienced Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.66 based on 111 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 1.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (14.6% less), Austin, Texas (8.9% less) and Dallas, Texas (8.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 434 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.3%
Early Career
31.6%
Mid Career
23.3%
Experienced
25.6%
Late Career
14.3%