Salary for Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
Also known as: Licensed Practical Nurse, Licensed Vocational Nurse, LP Nurse, LPN, LVN, Pediatric Licensed Practical Nurse, Triage Licensed Practical Nurse
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SEE MORE SALARIES FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALSThese licensed medical professionals providing nursing care for patients in institutional or home-bound settings. They administer prescribed medication and intravenous therapy as directed by physicians, answer patient's calls, measure and record vital signs an changes in patient condition, assemble, sterilize, use and maintain specialized equipment, and prepare patients for medical exams and procedures. In addition to professional licensing, these nurses are expected to have some college training.
A Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse can receive salaries ranging between $35,570 and $65,520 based on level of experience. can get a compensation of fifty thousand and ninety dollars each year.
are paid at the highest level in Alaska, where they get salary pay of about $67,620. These professionals receive the best pay in Finance and Insurance, which has an average salary rate of $54,630.
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 43.94 percent nationwide in that time.
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses tend to make the most in the following industries:
In general, they earn less within the industries below: