Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Salary Information in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky

The annual and hourly salary statistics of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Lexington-Fayette is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,310
25th Percentile Wage
$38,560
50th Percentile Wage
$43,680
75th Percentile Wage
$48,170
90th Percentile Wage
$52,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $52,160. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $34,310.

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
$43,680
4.24% 9.75%
2016
$41,830
2.58% -
2015
$40,750
4.79% -
2014
$38,800
1.06% -
2013
$38,390
-2.68% -
2012
$39,420
- -

Table 3. Compare Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Salary in Lexington-Fayette with Other Kentucky Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $43,680, Lexington-Fayette is the second highest paying city for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in state of Kentucky, following the highest paying city Owensboro (median annual salary of $45,300). Compared with Owensboro, the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Lexington-Fayette is 3.6 percent (3.6%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Owensboro
$45,300
Lexington-Fayette
$43,680
Louisville-Jefferson County
$43,210
Evansville
$43,140
Elizabethtown
$41,580
Bowling Green
$41,340
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$39,930
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$38,230
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$36,860
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$34,880



See also: Top paying jobs in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky.