Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Salary Information in Maine

The average annual and hourly salaries for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in the state of Maine are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses among Maine metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses in Maine

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,520
25th Percentile Wage
$40,610
50th Percentile Wage
$44,840
75th Percentile Wage
$49,020
90th Percentile Wage
$53,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Maine in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $53,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,520.

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
$44,840
1.81% 8.59%
2016
$44,030
2.98% -
2015
$42,720
1.08% -
2014
$42,260
2.44% -
2013
$41,230
0.58% -
2012
$40,990
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses in Maine Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in some Maine cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in state of Maine ranges from $41,520 to $46,230. The highest paying area for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Maine is Portland-South Portland-Biddeford with a median annual salary of $46,230. The second highest paying city/area in Maine State is Bangor (mean annual salary $45,890). The lowest paying area is Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $41,520.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
$46,230
Bangor
$45,890
Lewiston-Auburn
$45,200
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
$43,930
Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area
$41,520




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