Licensed practical nurse earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Licensed practical nurse salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $53,195
Alabama $38,010
Arkansas $36,920
Arizona $51,171
California $55,770
Colorado $51,550
Connecticut $57,060
District of Columbia $53,020
Delaware $53,660
Florida $44,210
Georgia $41,890
Guam $34,470
Hawaii $49,360
Iowa $38,353
Idaho $44,190
Illinois $43,170
Indiana $37,906
Kansas $37,781
Kentucky $39,313
Louisiana $38,810
Massachusetts $57,450
Maryland $54,020
Maine $45,750
Michigan $48,500
Minnesota $46,890
Missouri $42,540
Mississippi $37,360
Montana $44,260
North Carolina $44,830
North Dakota $46,210
Nebraska $43,420
New Hampshire $51,910
New Jersey $56,750
New Mexico $47,740
Nevada $56,360
New York $48,620
Ohio $43,430
Oklahoma $41,100
Oregon $53,680
Pennsylvania $44,635
Puerto Rico $21,500
Rhode Island $58,960
South Carolina $41,310
South Dakota $38,510
Tennessee $39,530
Texas $46,420
Utah $46,480
Virginia $43,380
Virgin Islands $47,590
Vermont $48,670
Washington $55,650
Wisconsin $45,310
West Virginia $36,090
Wyoming $46,740

How do licensed practical nurse salaries compare to similar careers?

Licensed practical nurses earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than radiologic technologists but more than endoscopy technicians.

Career Median Salary
Radiologic technologist salary $54K
Hearing aid specialist salary $53K
Respiratory therapist salary $53K
Occupational therapist assistant salary $51K
Exercise physiologist salary $49K
Licensed practical nurse salary $45K
Surgical technologist salary $42K
Medical appliance technician salary $41K
Community health worker salary $39K
Endoscopy technician salary $38K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)