Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Salary Information in New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,410
25th Percentile Wage
$38,840
50th Percentile Wage
$46,840
75th Percentile Wage
$55,890
90th Percentile Wage
$62,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $62,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,410.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.05
25th Percentile Wage
$18.68
50th Percentile Wage
$22.52
75th Percentile Wage
$26.87
90th Percentile Wage
$29.88

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $29.88. The median hourly salary is $22.52. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.05.

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
201646,8401.69%6.47%
201546,0502.19%-
201445,0401.29%-
201344,4601.46%-
201243,810--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in state of New York ranges from $35,560 to $54,580. The highest paying area for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in New York is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $54,580. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $54,520). The lowest paying area is Elmira with a median annual salary of $35,560.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$54,580
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$54,520
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$52,800
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$44,220
Kingston
$44,040
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$42,920
Glens Falls
$42,150
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$41,150
Rochester
$40,480
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$39,930
Binghamton
$39,600
Ithaca
$39,330
Syracuse
$38,550
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$38,200
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$37,980
Utica-Rome
$37,650
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$36,710
Elmira
$35,560


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