Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Salary Information in New York

The average annual salaries for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in the state of New York are shown in Table 1. The comparison of the salary statistics of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses amongst New York metropolitan areas is shown in Table 2. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2018 and published in April 2019 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual Salary of Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses in New York (2018 Survey)

Percentile bracketAverage annual salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,960
25th Percentile Wage
$40,820
50th Percentile Wage
$48,620
75th Percentile Wage
$57,160
90th Percentile Wage
$62,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $62,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,960.

Median salary trend (2012 to 2018)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses from 2012 to 2018.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth6-Year Growth
2018
$48,620
2.08% 9.89%
2017
$47,610
1.62% -
2016
$46,840
1.69% -
2015
$46,050
2.19% -
2014
$45,040
1.29% -
2013
$44,460
1.46% -
2012
$43,810
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses in New York Cities (2018 Survey)

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in state of New York ranges from $34,990 to $56,170. The highest paying area for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in New York is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island with a median annual salary of $56,170. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Nassau-Suffolk (mean annual salary $55,840). The lowest paying area is Elmira with a median annual salary of $34,990.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$56,170
Nassau-Suffolk
$55,840
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$52,800
Kingston
$45,880
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$44,220
Ithaca
$43,750
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$43,300
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$42,860
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$42,520
Binghamton
$42,490
Rochester
$42,100
Glens Falls
$41,630
Syracuse
$41,500
Watertown-Fort Drum
$40,940
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$40,100
Utica-Rome
$40,080
Central East New York nonmetropolitan area
$39,680
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$38,240
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$38,120
Elmira
$34,990




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