Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Salary Information in Nebraska

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,120
25th Percentile Wage
$35,910
50th Percentile Wage
$41,870
75th Percentile Wage
$47,460
90th Percentile Wage
$51,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Nebraska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $51,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,120.

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
$41,870
3.94% 11.46%
2016
$40,220
2.93% -
2015
$39,040
2.77% -
2014
$37,960
1.16% -
2013
$37,520
1.20% -
2012
$37,070
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in some Nebraska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in state of Nebraska ranges from $40,570 to $43,040. The highest paying area for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Nebraska is Omaha-Council Bluffs with a median annual salary of $43,040. The second highest paying city/area in Nebraska State is Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $42,580). The lowest paying area is Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $40,570.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Omaha-Council Bluffs
$43,040
Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$42,580
Lincoln
$41,060
Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$40,980
Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$40,860
Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$40,570




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