Avg. Salary
$18.41
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) with Home Health/Home Care skills is $18.41 per hour.

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$16.66 - $22.88
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Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $16.66 - $22.88
Overtime $12.37 - $37.63
Annual Data $0$53K
Total Pay (?
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$34,798 - $53,560
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 7 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 50

Job Description for Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Nurses are an essential part of the medical practice, and without them, proper recovery and acclimation to medical environments can be difficult. The duty of a licensed vocational nurse is to help patients prepare for treatment and assist in their recovery. To do this, licensed vocational nurses will be required to talk to patients and doctors, review medical documentation, report and document any changes in a patient's medical conditions, and monitor a patient's health during his or her stay. To become licensed, a licensed vocational nurse must take a state exam in the state in which he or she practices. A licensed vocational nurse must also have graduated from an accredited vocational nursing program. This can be done at a vocational school or at a college. In addition to a formal education, licensed vocational nurses must be good at working with people and comfortable providing care when it is needed.

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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.

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Pay by Experience for a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) has a positive trend. An entry-level Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 9 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 11 salaries. A Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 7 salaries.

Maxim Healthcare Services Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) at Maxim Healthcare Services?

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in Oxnard:
"Not supportive to nurses."
Pros: The patients I meet.
Cons: Low pay, no sick pay, no paid vacations or benefits.

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in San Clemente:
"It brings me pleasure to serve those in need."
Pros: The work environment can feel like home.
Cons: Underpaid and far.

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in Dallas:
"Rembering what you learned in class and at the hospital."
Never break the rules that you learned in school. Never do something that you are not comfortable with and could be dangerous to your patient or compromise your license.

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in Lubbock:
"Love my job, just wish it was better."
Pros: I love helping others.
Cons: I feel under valued by some, under paid and the work hours are not the best.

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in Sunnyvale:
"Stressful."
Pros: Love being a nurse.
Cons: Stress.

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in San Marcos:
"Time Management Skills Are A Must. People Skills A Must."
Work on time management skills whether by attending mini workshops or reading self-help books. People skills are a must. Always smile. Customer service plays a big role. Keep personal opinions to yourself. Back all advice given with proof from medical publications.

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in San Antonio:
"Presently as a research nurse I assist with writing protocol."
Get your RN degree.

Key Stats for Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
22%

Experience Affects Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

National Average
$39,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼6%

Experienced
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 71%