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 data 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [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
$33,260
25th Percentile Wage
$36,530
50th Percentile Wage
$41,830
75th Percentile Wage
$46,770
90th Percentile Wage
$49,830

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 $49,830. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $33,260.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.99
25th Percentile Wage
$17.55
50th Percentile Wage
$20.11
75th Percentile Wage
$22.49
90th Percentile Wage
$23.96

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $23.96. The median hourly salary is $20.11. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.99.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201641,8302.58%5.76%
201540,7504.79%-
201438,8001.06%-
201338,390-2.68%-
201239,420--

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $41,830 in Lexington-Fayette is in the middle of salary range for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in state of Kentucky. In comparison, the annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Lexington-Fayette is 5.1 percent (5.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Owensboro and 17.1 percent (17.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Owensboro
$44,080
Evansville
$42,930
Lexington-Fayette
$41,830
Louisville-Jefferson County
$41,150
Elizabethtown
$39,640
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$38,750
Bowling Green
$37,140
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$37,110
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$36,020
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$34,690

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