Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Salary Information in Utah

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,240
25th Percentile Wage
$35,930
50th Percentile Wage
$43,220
75th Percentile Wage
$49,040
90th Percentile Wage
$56,670

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $56,670. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,240.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.54
25th Percentile Wage
$17.28
50th Percentile Wage
$20.78
75th Percentile Wage
$23.58
90th Percentile Wage
$27.25

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $27.25. The median hourly salary is $20.78. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.54.

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
201643,2200.93%11.11%
201542,8200.49%-
201442,6105.35%-
201340,3304.74%-
201238,420--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in some Utah cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in state of Utah ranges from $25,860 to $46,520. The highest paying area for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Utah is Salt Lake City with a median annual salary of $46,520. The second highest paying city/area in Utah State is Ogden-Clearfield (mean annual salary $45,560). The lowest paying area is St George with a median annual salary of $25,860.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Salt Lake City
$46,520
Ogden-Clearfield
$45,560
Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$43,500
Provo-Orem
$39,740
South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area
$38,660
Logan
$37,670
Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$37,250
West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area
$33,980
St George
$25,860


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