Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Salary Information in Ohio

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,750
25th Percentile Wage
$36,200
50th Percentile Wage
$42,030
75th Percentile Wage
$48,160
90th Percentile Wage
$53,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $53,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,750.

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
$42,030
3.09% 5.04%
2016
$40,730
-0.05% -
2015
$40,750
0.91% -
2014
$40,380
0.64% -
2013
$40,120
0.52% -
2012
$39,910
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in state of Ohio ranges from $37,320 to $45,740. The highest paying area for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Ohio is Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor with a median annual salary of $45,740. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Cincinnati-Middletown (mean annual salary $45,070). The lowest paying area is Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $37,320.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$45,740
Cincinnati-Middletown
$45,070
Toledo
$44,760
Dayton
$44,380
Columbus
$41,560
Akron
$40,680
Sandusky
$39,560
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$39,160
Canton-Massillon
$38,830
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$38,830
Lima
$37,860
Mansfield
$37,750
Springfield
$37,530
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$37,510
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$37,320




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