Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Salary Information in Oklahoma

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,830
25th Percentile Wage
$34,850
50th Percentile Wage
$39,660
75th Percentile Wage
$45,850
90th Percentile Wage
$49,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Oklahoma in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $49,880. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,830.

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
$39,660
2.22% 9.40%
2016
$38,780
2.01% -
2015
$38,000
1.13% -
2014
$37,570
1.76% -
2013
$36,910
2.66% -
2012
$35,930
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in some Oklahoma cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in state of Oklahoma ranges from $37,220 to $41,520. The highest paying area for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Oklahoma is Tulsa with a median annual salary of $41,520. The second highest paying city/area in Oklahoma State is Oklahoma City (mean annual salary $40,670). The lowest paying area is Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $37,220.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Tulsa
$41,520
Oklahoma City
$40,670
Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$39,100
Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$38,540
Fort Smith
$38,370
Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$37,910
Lawton
$37,820
Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$37,220




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