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Any LVN's or LPN's in the Dallas, Houston, or Atlanta area please share your salary. Considering moving to one of these places after graduation.

TheCommuter, BSN, RN

Specializes in Case mgmt., rehab, (CRRN), LTC & psych. Has 15 years experience.

I live 35 miles west of Dallas, in Fort Worth. I worked as an LVN there from 2006 to 2010. My starting pay rate was $18.50 hourly in 2006. My final pay rate at a different facility was $27.04 hourly in June 2010.

In general, nursing homes, home health, hospice, dialysis and pediatric private duty pay more than acute care, clinics and doctors offices.