Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Salary Information in Indiana

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,250
25th Percentile Wage
$37,430
50th Percentile Wage
$43,010
75th Percentile Wage
$47,910
90th Percentile Wage
$51,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $51,000. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,250.

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
$43,010
2.98% 8.77%
2016
$41,730
2.56% -
2015
$40,660
0.59% -
2014
$40,420
1.29% -
2013
$39,900
1.65% -
2012
$39,240
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in state of Indiana ranges from $37,990 to $45,130. The highest paying area for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Indiana is Gary with a median annual salary of $45,130. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Kokomo (mean annual salary $44,940). The lowest paying area is Michigan City-La Porte with a median annual salary of $37,990.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gary
$45,130
Kokomo
$44,940
Indianapolis-Carmel
$44,340
Columbus
$43,980
Fort Wayne
$43,350
Anderson
$43,100
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$42,210
Lafayette
$41,810
Terre Haute
$41,790
Muncie
$41,160
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$40,630
Elkhart-Goshen
$40,560
Bloomington
$39,690
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$39,170
Michigan City-La Porte
$37,990




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