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 $61,680
California $61,600
Washington $61,160
Oregon $60,240
Rhode Island $60,240
Massachusetts $60,190
Connecticut $60,120
New Jersey $60,070
Nevada $59,850
District of Columbia $59,810
Arizona $59,490
New Hampshire $59,380
Colorado $58,810
Vermont $58,810
Maryland $58,760
New Mexico $57,490
Michigan $56,310
Delaware $55,290
Illinois $52,700
Hawaii $51,790
New York $50,410
Texas $48,520
Pennsylvania $48,220
Indiana $48,070
Wyoming $48,030
Minnesota $47,970
Utah $47,940
Maine $47,900
Wisconsin $47,750
Idaho $47,450
Virgin Islands, U.S. $47,440
North Carolina $47,340
North Dakota $47,320
Ohio $47,270
Virginia $47,210
Nebraska $47,140
Florida $47,000
Iowa $47,000
Montana $47,000
Kentucky $46,950
Georgia $46,910
South Carolina $46,820
Kansas $46,660
Missouri $46,520
Oklahoma $46,480
Louisiana $46,160
Tennessee $45,970
Arkansas $45,180
Alabama $40,120
Mississippi $38,610
South Dakota $38,480
West Virginia $37,790
Guam $37,670
Puerto Rico $22,320

How do licensed practical nurse salaries compare to similar careers?

Licensed practical nurses earn 8% less than similar careers in Oregon. On average, they make less than radiologic technologists but more than surgical assistants.

Career Median Salary
Radiologic technologist salary $78K
Respiratory therapist salary $77K
Health educator salary $63K
Occupational therapist assistant salary $62K
Surgical technologist salary $61K
Licensed practical nurse salary $60K
Exercise physiologist salary $59K
Ophthalmic medical technologist salary $53K
Neurodiagnostic technologist salary $53K
Surgical assistant salary $53K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)