Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Salary Information in Owensboro, Kentucky

The annual and hourly salary statistics of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Owensboro, Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Owensboro 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 Owensboro, Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,580
25th Percentile Wage
$41,670
50th Percentile Wage
$45,300
75th Percentile Wage
$49,320
90th Percentile Wage
$55,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Owensboro, Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $55,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $36,580.

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
$45,300
2.69% 22.05%
2016
$44,080
5.72% -
2015
$41,560
12.80% -
2014
$36,240
1.74% -
2013
$35,610
0.84% -
2012
$35,310
- -

Table 3. Compare Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Salary in Owensboro with Other Kentucky Cities

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

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 Owensboro, Kentucky.