Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Salary Information in Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,440
25th Percentile Wage
$34,170
50th Percentile Wage
$39,060
75th Percentile Wage
$45,560
90th Percentile Wage
$49,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $49,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,440.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.64
25th Percentile Wage
$16.43
50th Percentile Wage
$18.78
75th Percentile Wage
$21.91
90th Percentile Wage
$23.98

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $23.98. The median hourly salary is $18.78. 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
201639,0603.35%5.15%
201537,7502.04%-
201436,980-0.57%-
201337,1900.38%-
201237,050--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in state of Missouri ranges from $35,230 to $43,170. The highest paying area for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Missouri is Kansas City with a median annual salary of $43,170. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is St Louis (mean annual salary $42,860). The lowest paying area is Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $35,230.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kansas City
$43,170
St Louis
$42,860
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$42,590
Columbia
$37,790
St Joseph
$37,170
Springfield
$37,160
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$36,130
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$36,090
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$36,050
Jefferson City
$35,950
Joplin
$35,920
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$35,460
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$35,230


Related:

Highest paying cities for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses

Highest paying industries for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.