Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Salary Information in West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,710
25th Percentile Wage
$34,200
50th Percentile Wage
$38,230
75th Percentile Wage
$43,990
90th Percentile Wage
$48,640

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $48,640. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $31,710.

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
$38,230
2.93% 5.62%
2016
$37,110
1.86% -
2015
$36,420
0.19% -
2014
$36,350
-0.22% -
2013
$36,430
0.96% -
2012
$36,080
- -

Table 3. Compare Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Salary in West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with Other Kentucky Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $38,230 in West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area 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 West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area is 15.6 percent (15.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Owensboro and 8.8 percent (8.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area.

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 West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky.