Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,210
25th Percentile Wage
$36,930
50th Percentile Wage
$44,790
75th Percentile Wage
$52,020
90th Percentile Wage
$61,250

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses is $61,250. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $44,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses is $29,210.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201644,7900.20%6.83%
201544,7002.51%-
201443,5801.24%-
201343,0403.04%-
201241,730--

Compare Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in five industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses occupations is the management, scientific, and technical consulting services industry with an annual salary $47,810. The lowest paying industry is the research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences industry (annual salary $41,390). For detailed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$47,810
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$44,790
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$44,730
Scientific Research and Development Services
$42,130
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$41,390

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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