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 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses in Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,520
25th Percentile Wage
$40,930
50th Percentile Wage
$46,500
75th Percentile Wage
$52,300
90th Percentile Wage
$60,140

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 $60,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,520.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.60
25th Percentile Wage
$19.68
50th Percentile Wage
$22.36
75th Percentile Wage
$25.15
90th Percentile Wage
$28.91

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $28.91. The median hourly salary is $22.36. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.60.

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
201646,5001.83%9.18%
201545,6503.09%-
201444,2402.96%-
201342,9301.63%-
201242,230--

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 $37,170 to $51,570. The highest paying area for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Michigan is Detroit-Warren-Livonia with a median annual salary of $51,570. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn (mean annual salary $51,220). The lowest paying area is Monroe with a median annual salary of $37,170.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$51,570
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$51,220
Ann Arbor
$50,160
Flint
$49,540
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$48,130
Jackson
$47,130
Battle Creek
$45,940
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$45,790
Bay City
$45,760
Kalamazoo-Portage
$45,490
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$44,920
Lansing-East Lansing
$44,380
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$44,310
Holland-Grand Haven
$44,260
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$43,970
Niles-Benton Harbor
$43,920
South Bend-Mishawaka
$42,410
Muskegon-Norton Shores
$41,910
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$37,680
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$37,680
Monroe
$37,170


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