Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses amongst Illinois 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 Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,070
25th Percentile Wage
$41,810
50th Percentile Wage
$48,390
75th Percentile Wage
$56,650
90th Percentile Wage
$62,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $62,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,070.

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
$48,390
1.92% 12.19%
2016
$47,460
3.35% -
2015
$45,870
2.81% -
2014
$44,580
2.58% -
2013
$43,430
2.16% -
2012
$42,490
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in state of Illinois ranges from $38,320 to $53,790. The highest paying area for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $53,790. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $52,480). The lowest paying area is South Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,320.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$53,790
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$52,480
Danville
$50,910
Rockford
$48,790
Kankakee-Bradley
$47,550
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$46,400
Peoria
$45,800
Champaign-Urbana
$44,950
Decatur
$44,660
Bloomington-Normal
$44,450
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$44,110
Springfield
$42,810
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$39,740
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$38,320




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