Entry-Level Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Salary

An Entry-Level Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) earns an average wage of $19.87 per hour.

$29,619 - $54,176
$30K
$40K
$54K
MEDIAN: $40,135
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50%
90%

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$15.99 - $25.53
$16
$20
$26
MEDIAN: $20.15
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$0$55K
Salary $29,619 - $54,176
Bonus $290.21 - $3,523
Profit Sharing $718
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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$33,240 - $55,542
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 301
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $15.99 - $25.53
Hourly Tips $3.75
Overtime $22.30 - $38.45
Annual Data $0$55K
Bonus $290.21 - $3,523
Profit Sharing $718
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).
)
$33,240 - $55,542
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,993

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,349

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in Long Beach:
Make sure your job title, benefits, and pay are clarified.

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in Houston:
"Possibility of advancement."
Learn as much as you can as fast as you can. There is always room for improvement.

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in Texas City:
"Being a good nurse requires an open mind."
Verify every order, question any physician order that does not seem appropriate. Request orders for non-pharmaceutical interventions when appropriate. Long term care patients frequently take medications that may be medically unnecessary due to miscommunication between nursing staff and physicians.

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in Corpus Christi:
"World on my shoulders."
Work for the patients. If you feel you're no longer able to keep your patients happy, healthy, and safe... It's time to make a change.

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in San Diego:
"Motivated."
Stay motivated focus on pt care.

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in Beeville:
"Wish I knew then what I know now."
If you are able to and want to get your rn. Go soon. One you have kids it is much harder.

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in Hillsboro:
"Tough Field."
Experience the diffrent types of Nursing out there before makig a solid commitment.

Key Stats for Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 285 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
13%

Skills That Affect Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Salaries

▲6%

Quality Improvement / QA
▲5%

▲4%

▲2%

▲1%

▲1%

▲1%

▼0%

Emergency Room (ER)
▼0%

National Average
$42,000


Gynecology
▼2%


▼5%


Telemetry
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 285 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 35%