Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses amongst Michigan 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 Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,240
25th Percentile Wage
$41,760
50th Percentile Wage
$47,570
75th Percentile Wage
$54,420
90th Percentile Wage
$60,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $60,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,240.

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
$47,570
2.25% 11.23%
2016
$46,500
1.83% -
2015
$45,650
3.09% -
2014
$44,240
2.96% -
2013
$42,930
1.63% -
2012
$42,230
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses in Michigan Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in state of Michigan ranges from $36,440 to $53,070. The highest paying area for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Michigan is Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn with a median annual salary of $53,070. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Detroit-Warren-Livonia (mean annual salary $52,850). The lowest paying area is Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $36,440.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$53,070
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$52,850
Ann Arbor
$52,680
Jackson
$50,260
Flint
$49,050
Lansing-East Lansing
$48,510
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$48,130
Kalamazoo-Portage
$46,750
Bay City
$46,300
Battle Creek
$46,120
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$45,090
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$44,990
South Bend-Mishawaka
$44,970
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$44,460
Holland-Grand Haven
$44,260
Niles-Benton Harbor
$44,030
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$44,000
Monroe
$43,090
Muskegon-Norton Shores
$41,810
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$39,210
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$36,440




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