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 amongst Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,170
25th Percentile Wage
$34,270
50th Percentile Wage
$38,780
75th Percentile Wage
$45,010
90th Percentile Wage
$49,350

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 $49,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,170.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.98
25th Percentile Wage
$16.47
50th Percentile Wage
$18.64
75th Percentile Wage
$21.64
90th Percentile Wage
$23.73

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Oklahoma in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $23.73. The median hourly salary is $18.64. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.98.

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
201638,7802.01%7.35%
201538,0001.13%-
201437,5701.76%-
201336,9102.66%-
201235,930--

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 $36,300 to $40,790. The highest paying area for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Oklahoma is Tulsa with a median annual salary of $40,790. The second highest paying city/area in Oklahoma State is Oklahoma City (mean annual salary $39,710). The lowest paying area is Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $36,300.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Tulsa
$40,790
Oklahoma City
$39,710
Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$38,360
Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$37,640
Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$37,390
Fort Smith
$36,650
Lawton
$36,580
Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$36,300


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