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 data 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [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
$34,250
25th Percentile Wage
$39,830
50th Percentile Wage
$44,080
75th Percentile Wage
$48,730
90th Percentile Wage
$54,540

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 $54,540. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $34,250.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.47
25th Percentile Wage
$19.14
50th Percentile Wage
$21.19
75th Percentile Wage
$23.43
90th Percentile Wage
$26.22

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Owensboro, Kentucky. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $26.22. The median hourly salary is $21.19. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.47.

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
201644,0805.72%19.90%
201541,56012.80%-
201436,2401.74%-
201335,6100.84%-
201235,310--

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 $44,080, Owensboro is the highest paying city for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in state of Kentucky, followed by Evansville (median annual salary $42,930). In comparison, the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Owensboro is 2.6 percent (2.6%) higher than that in Evansville.

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 Owensboro, Kentucky.