Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Salary Information in Alaska

The average annual and hourly salaries for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in the state of Alaska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses among Alaska metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses in Alaska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,560
25th Percentile Wage
$48,460
50th Percentile Wage
$56,450
75th Percentile Wage
$64,530
90th Percentile Wage
$72,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $72,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,560.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$56,450
5.83% 6.87%
2016
$53,160
-3.39% -
2015
$54,960
1.31% -
2014
$54,240
1.22% -
2013
$53,580
1.89% -
2012
$52,570
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses in Alaska Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in some Alaska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in state of Alaska ranges from $55,540 to $61,230. The highest paying area for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Alaska is Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $61,230. The second highest paying city/area in Alaska State is Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $58,330). The lowest paying area is Fairbanks with a median annual salary of $55,540.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$61,230
Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$58,330
Anchorage
$55,850
Fairbanks
$55,540




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