Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Salary Information in Florida

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,960
25th Percentile Wage
$36,670
50th Percentile Wage
$42,630
75th Percentile Wage
$48,410
90th Percentile Wage
$55,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $55,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,960.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.84
25th Percentile Wage
$17.63
50th Percentile Wage
$20.50
75th Percentile Wage
$23.28
90th Percentile Wage
$26.53

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $26.53. The median hourly salary is $20.50. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.84.

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
201642,6301.69%3.75%
201541,9101.86%-
201441,1300.22%-
201341,0400.02%-
201241,030--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in state of Florida ranges from $36,850 to $45,240. The highest paying area for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Florida is Naples-Marco Island with a median annual salary of $45,240. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota (mean annual salary $44,770). The lowest paying area is Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach with a median annual salary of $36,850.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Naples-Marco Island
$45,240
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$44,770
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$44,720
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$44,680
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$44,550
Port St Lucie
$44,250
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$44,080
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$44,060
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$43,630
Gainesville
$43,470
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$43,000
Jacksonville
$42,940
Punta Gorda
$42,120
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$42,010
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$41,410
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$40,930
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$40,900
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$39,700
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$39,500
Tallahassee
$39,170
Ocala
$39,070
Palm Coast
$38,170
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$37,470
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$37,150
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$36,940
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$36,850


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