The salary of a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) will change depending on many factors, including skill sets, experiences, education and location (for example in hospitals, at homes or some individual institutions), etc. How much does a Licensed Vocational Nurse make an hour? Hopefully LVNsalary.org can help you find the answer.
Average LVN Salary in USA: $47,540 per year
The salary of a LVN in the United States is $47,540 per annum, which is $2,240 higher than the U.S. national salary. The average salary is $3,962 per month, $914 per week and $22.86 per hour.
Licensed Vocational Nurse Salary Range
|LVN salary||$35,500||$47,540||$67,000 (+)|
|U.S. national salary||$19,460||$45,300||$232,467 (+)|
Highest-Paying Careers for LVN
A Research Nurse LVN is one of the highest paying jobs in the country, with the average salary sitting at $58,500 per year.
LVN Salary in California & Texas
|LVN Salary in California||$27.49||$1,099||$4,764||$57,170|
|LVN Salary in Texas||$24.10||$963||$4,176||$50,120|
Average Salary by City
Highest-Paying Industries for LVN
By working at college or for an insurance company, a LVN can make at least $54,000 per year.
|Junior Colleges, Community Colleges||$26.83||$55,820|
|Grantmaking and Giving Services||$25.23||$52,490|
|Scientific Research and Development Services||$24.77||$51,540|
|Lessors of Real Estate||$24.24||$50,420|
Highest-Paying States and Territories for LVN
Connecticut is the highest paying state for Licensed Vocational Nurse, earning an average of $59,560 per year.
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Highest-Paying Metropolitan areas for LVN
San Francisco is the highest-paying metro area for a Licensed Vocational Nurse in California.
|San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division||$32.01||$66,590|
|Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division||$31.49||$65,500|
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA||$30.50||$63,450|
Highest-Paying Nonmetropolitan areas for LVN
Southeast Alaska and St. Mary’s County, Maryland, are two of the best non-metro areas based on annual salaries.
|St. Mary's County, Maryland||$29.06||$60,450|
|Railbelt / Southwest Alaska||$28.17||$58,600|
|North Valley Region of California||$27.81||$57,850|
|Mother Lode Region of California||$27.11||$56,400|
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics – BLS
Currency: The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD)