Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) provide basic nursing care. They work under the direction of registered nurses and doctors.

$45,030

Median US Salary

Postsecondary nondegree award

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

Currently employed

702,700

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

12%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

50,000 or more

Estimated over the next 10 years

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Median Salary by State for Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

Rhode Island $57,840

Connecticut $57,340

Massachusetts $56,570

Alaska $56,450

New Jersey $55,710

Nevada $54,690

California $53,610

Maryland $53,230

Washington $53,180

Delaware $52,880

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Maxxing your 401k as Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

42.2%

Per paycheck

$730.87

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $1,731.92
Pre Tax Retirement $730.87
Before Taxes $1,001.05
Taxes $300.31
Take Home $700.73

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