Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Salary Information in Montana

The average annual and hourly salaries for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in the state of Montana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses amongst Montana 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,450
25th Percentile Wage
$35,080
50th Percentile Wage
$41,090
75th Percentile Wage
$47,040
90th Percentile Wage
$51,080

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $51,080. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,450.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.64
25th Percentile Wage
$16.86
50th Percentile Wage
$19.75
75th Percentile Wage
$22.61
90th Percentile Wage
$24.56

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $24.56. The median hourly salary is $19.75. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.64.

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
201641,0904.06%9.91%
201539,4202.23%-
201438,5402.62%-
201337,5301.36%-
201237,020--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in some Montana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in state of Montana ranges from $38,140 to $43,320. The highest paying area for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Montana is Central Montana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $43,320. The second highest paying city/area in Montana State is Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $42,620). The lowest paying area is Missoula with a median annual salary of $38,140.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Central Montana nonmetropolitan area
$43,320
Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$42,620
Great Falls
$42,210
Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$41,330
Billings
$41,200
Western Montana nonmetropolitan area
$39,500
Missoula
$38,140


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