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 amongst Mississippi 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,500
25th Percentile Wage
$32,430
50th Percentile Wage
$36,700
75th Percentile Wage
$42,420
90th Percentile Wage
$48,140

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 $48,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,500.

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
$36,700
1.20% 5.75%
2016
$36,260
0.08% -
2015
$36,230
1.32% -
2014
$35,750
1.68% -
2013
$35,150
1.59% -
2012
$34,590
- -

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 $33,770 to $40,490. The highest paying area for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Mississippi is Gulfport-Biloxi with a median annual salary of $40,490. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $39,500). The lowest paying area is Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $33,770.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gulfport-Biloxi
$40,490
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$39,500
Jackson
$37,990
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$36,060
Pascagoula
$35,740
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$35,680
Hattiesburg
$35,400
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$33,770




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