Average Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Salary at The Veterans Administration (United States)

$54,682
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The average salary for a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) at The Veterans Administration (United States) is $54,682.
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$43k
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$55k
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$59k
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$43k - $59k
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$42k - $61k

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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 Kaiser Permanente, DaVita Inc. and Kindred Healthcare. Reported salaries are highest at Kaiser Permanente where the average pay is $58,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include University of Southern California (USC) and Department of Veteran's Affairs, earning around $50,495 and $50,398, respectively. DaVita Inc. pays the lowest at around $40,000. University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) and Kindred Healthcare also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $41,804 and $48,000, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN). Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
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Popular Skills for Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Skills in Wound Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Elder Care.

Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

A mid-career Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,425 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $54,682.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 12 survey responses.
Mid Career
41.7%
Late Career
58.3%