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 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,200
25th Percentile Wage
$37,420
50th Percentile Wage
$43,380
75th Percentile Wage
$48,790
90th Percentile Wage
$55,450

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 $55,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,200.

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
$43,380
1.73% 5.42%
2016
$42,630
1.69% -
2015
$41,910
1.86% -
2014
$41,130
0.22% -
2013
$41,040
0.02% -
2012
$41,030
- -

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 $36,700 to $46,140. The highest paying area for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Florida is Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach with a median annual salary of $46,140. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Naples-Marco Island (mean annual salary $45,840). The lowest paying area is Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin with a median annual salary of $36,700.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$46,140
Naples-Marco Island
$45,840
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$45,240
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$45,040
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$44,930
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$44,420
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$44,060
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$43,800
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$43,620
Jacksonville
$43,610
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$43,570
Port St Lucie
$43,460
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$43,260
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$43,180
Gainesville
$42,970
Punta Gorda
$41,830
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$41,540
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$40,750
Ocala
$40,510
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$40,040
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$39,660
Tallahassee
$39,630
Palm Coast
$38,170
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$37,390
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$37,210
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$36,700




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