Average Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Salary at Department of Veteran's Affairs

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The average salary for a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) at Department of Veteran's Affairs is $50,398.
MEDIAN $50,398
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$47k - $57k
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$47k - $57k

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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 The Veterans Administration (United States) and University of Southern California (USC), earning around $54,682 and $50,495, 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.

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