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Average annual salary for licensed practical, licensed vocational nurses rises


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According to recently released data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average annual salary for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses is $47,050. This data, which was collected in May 2018, shows an increase in salary from data collected in May 2017, which showed an average annual salary of $45,710.

In 2018, Rhode Island was the top paying state for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses with an average salary of $59,130, followed by Massachusetts ($58,990), Alaska ($58,250), Nevada ($57,140), and Connecticut ($56,970). These were also the top paying states in 2017.

Texas employed the greatest number of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses with about 72,000, followed by California with 64,000.

Source:  U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics