How much does a Licensed Practical Nurse make in California?

Average Licensed Practical Nurse Salary

High Confidence

$1,572/week

The average salary for a Licensed Practical Nurse in California is $1,572 per week. This is 2% higher than the US average of $1,535.

Estimate based on 239 active jobs in the last 90 days.

What cities in California pay the most for Licensed Practical Nurse?

CityAverage Weekly SalaryMax Weekly Salary
Crescent City, California$2,604$2,604
Susanville, California$2,604$2,604
Fremont, California$2,366$2,366
Porterville, California$2,159$2,465
Delano, California$2,100$2,100
Mission Viejo, California$2,092$2,376
Santa Rosa, California$2,091$2,091
Redwood City, California$2,086$2,086
Santa Clara, California$2,086$2,086
South San Francisco, California$2,086$2,086

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What type of LPN / LVN Nurses make the most money in California?

SpecialtyAverage Weekly SalaryMax Weekly Salary
Vaccination$1,830$1,830
Long Term Care$1,789$2,640
Med Surg$1,576$2,376
Clinic$1,408$1,452
Correctional$1,405$2,100
Home Health$1,340$2,308
Behavioral Health$1,214$1,306

Top Licensed Practical Nurse Jobs

View job details for Travel LPN / LVNTotalMed Staffing
Travel LPN / LVN
Lompoc, California
TotalMed Staffing
a day ago
Nov 1513 wks5x8 hrsEvenings
$2,112/wk
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View job details for Travel LPN / LVNOneStaff Medical
Travel LPN / LVN
Portola, California
OneStaff Medical
a day ago
ASAP13 wks3x12 hrsNights
$2,065/wk
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View job details for Travel LPN / LVN - Long Term CareArdor Health Solutions
Travel LPN / LVN - Long Term Care
Costa Mesa, California
Ardor Health Solutions
21 hours ago
Nov 313 wks5x8 hrsDaysCOVID19
$1,458/wk
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View job details for Travel LPN / LVNOneStaff Medical
Travel LPN / LVN
San Leandro, California
OneStaff Medical
a day ago
ASAP13 wks5x8 hrsDays
$1,324/wk
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View job details for Travel LPN / LVN - Home HealthOneStaff Medical
Travel LPN / LVN - Home Health
Los Angeles, California
OneStaff Medical
2 days ago
ASAP13 wks5x8 hrsDays
$1,294/wk
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How does the pay for LPN / LVN Nurses in California compare to nearby states?

Average Weekly SalaryMax Weekly Salary
Idaho$1,777$4,406
Wyoming$1,723$2,693
Oregon$1,649$2,535
Washington$1,608$3,000
Colorado$1,594$2,660
Utah$1,546$2,384
Montana$1,498$2,257
Nevada$1,486$2,207
Arizona$1,373$2,581
New Mexico$1,370$3,300

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