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 among Ohio 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 Ohio

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,390
25th Percentile Wage
$35,470
50th Percentile Wage
$40,730
75th Percentile Wage
$47,220
90th Percentile Wage
$51,470

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 $51,470. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $40,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,390.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.57
25th Percentile Wage
$17.05
50th Percentile Wage
$19.57
75th Percentile Wage
$22.70
90th Percentile Wage
$24.75

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $24.75. The median hourly salary is $19.57. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.57.

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
201640,730-0.05%2.01%
201540,7500.91%-
201440,3800.64%-
201340,1200.52%-
201239,910--

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 $36,410 to $44,800. The highest paying area for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Ohio is Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor with a median annual salary of $44,800. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Dayton (mean annual salary $43,740). The lowest paying area is Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $36,410.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$44,800
Dayton
$43,740
Cincinnati-Middletown
$43,400
Toledo
$43,220
Columbus
$41,250
Sandusky
$39,560
Lima
$39,160
Akron
$39,000
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$38,170
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$37,540
Mansfield
$37,340
Canton-Massillon
$37,190
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$36,560
Springfield
$36,480
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$36,410



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