According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earn an average salary of $51,850 per year ($24.93 per hour).* Discover the average salary for a licensed practical nurse broken down by state.
* Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2021. BLS estimates do not represent entry-level wages and/or salaries. Multiple factors, including prior experience, age, geography market in which you want to work and degree field, will affect career outcomes and earnings. Herzing neither represents that its graduates will earn the average salaries calculated by BLS for a particular job nor guarantees that graduation from its program will result in a job, promotion, salary increase or other career growth.