Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Salary Information in Mississippi

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,360
25th Percentile Wage
$32,190
50th Percentile Wage
$36,260
75th Percentile Wage
$40,920
90th Percentile Wage
$47,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $47,650. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,360.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.63
25th Percentile Wage
$15.48
50th Percentile Wage
$17.43
75th Percentile Wage
$19.67
90th Percentile Wage
$22.91

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $22.91. The median hourly salary is $17.43. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.63.

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
201636,2600.08%4.61%
201536,2301.32%-
201435,7501.68%-
201335,1501.59%-
201234,590--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in state of Mississippi ranges from $33,470 to $38,740. The highest paying area for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Mississippi is Gulfport-Biloxi with a median annual salary of $38,740. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $37,970). The lowest paying area is Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $33,470.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gulfport-Biloxi
$38,740
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$37,970
Jackson
$37,230
Pascagoula
$35,740
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$35,590
Hattiesburg
$34,950
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$34,910
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$33,470



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