Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Salary Information in Joplin, Missouri

The annual and hourly salary statistics of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Joplin, Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Joplin 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 Joplin, Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,600
25th Percentile Wage
$30,990
50th Percentile Wage
$35,800
75th Percentile Wage
$40,730
90th Percentile Wage
$49,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Joplin, Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $49,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $27,600.

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
$35,800
-0.34% 5.25%
2016
$35,920
3.59% -
2015
$34,630
-2.08% -
2014
$35,350
0.93% -
2013
$35,020
3.14% -
2012
$33,920
- -

Table 3. Compare Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Salary in Joplin with Other Missouri Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $35,800 in Joplin is in the middle of salary range for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in state of Missouri. In comparison, the annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Joplin is 20.2 percent (20.2%) lower than that in the highest paying St Louis and 1.3 percent (1.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Louis
$44,880
Kansas City
$44,840
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$43,570
Columbia
$39,590
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$39,270
Springfield
$38,810
St Joseph
$38,140
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$36,850
Jefferson City
$36,780
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$36,620
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$36,030
Joplin
$35,800
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$35,320



See also: Top paying jobs in Joplin, Missouri.