Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses among Alabama cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,830
25th Percentile Wage
$31,630
50th Percentile Wage
$36,180
75th Percentile Wage
$41,560
90th Percentile Wage
$47,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $47,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,830.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.42
25th Percentile Wage
$15.21
50th Percentile Wage
$17.39
75th Percentile Wage
$19.98
90th Percentile Wage
$23.01

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $23.01. The median hourly salary is $17.39. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.42.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201636,1800.47%4.12%
201536,0101.50%-
201435,4700.85%-
201335,1701.36%-
201234,690--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in state of Alabama ranges from $31,160 to $38,730. The highest paying area for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Alabama is Birmingham-Hoover with a median annual salary of $38,730. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Montgomery (mean annual salary $37,740). The lowest paying area is Dothan with a median annual salary of $31,160.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Birmingham-Hoover
$38,730
Montgomery
$37,740
Gadsden
$36,290
Mobile
$36,210
Huntsville
$36,180
Tuscaloosa
$35,980
Auburn-Opelika
$35,580
Decatur
$35,300
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$34,910
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$34,820
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$34,810
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$34,700
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$33,670
Anniston-Oxford
$33,670
Dothan
$31,160



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