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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Kansas City|| |
|Cape Girardeau-Jackson|| |
|St Joseph|| |
|Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Jefferson City|| |
|Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area|| |
|North Missouri nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area|| |