Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Salary Information in Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,390
25th Percentile Wage
$36,080
50th Percentile Wage
$42,310
75th Percentile Wage
$48,350
90th Percentile Wage
$54,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $54,110. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,390.

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
$42,310
3.47% 7.33%
2016
$40,840
1.47% -
2015
$40,240
1.86% -
2014
$39,490
0.25% -
2013
$39,390
0.46% -
2012
$39,210
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in state of Virginia ranges from $33,680 to $43,280. The highest paying area for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in Virginia is Charlottesville with a median annual salary of $43,280. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Roanoke (mean annual salary $42,650). The lowest paying area is Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol with a median annual salary of $33,680.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlottesville
$43,280
Roanoke
$42,650
Richmond
$42,360
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$41,340
Harrisonburg
$41,220
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$40,740
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$40,450
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$39,900
Lynchburg
$39,790
Danville
$38,040
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$37,130
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$33,900
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$33,680




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