Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in Los Angeles Salary

The average rate for a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in Los Angeles, California is $21.82 per hour. A skill in Hospice is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$38,804 - $70,619
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$45K
$71K
MEDIAN: $44,746
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$17.67 - $29.43
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$0$70K
Salary $38,804 - $70,619
Bonus $503
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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$37,156 - $62,668
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 3 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $17.67 - $29.43
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $22.13 - $41.58
Annual Data $0$62K
Bonus $503
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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$37,156 - $62,668
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 3 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 205

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.

About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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 $43,000 based on 179 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 $49,000 based on 77 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 $48,000 based on 42 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 $54,000 based on 24 salaries.

Key Stats for Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Salaries

▲14%

▲3%

▲2%

National Average
$47,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Salaries

Hospice
▲6%

▲2%

▲2%


National Average
$47,000

▼6%


Quality Improvement / QA
▼7%

▼8%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▼9%

▼10%

Emergency Room (ER)
▼12%


Telemetry
▼13%

▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 41%