Highest Paying Industries for Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Junior colleges, Local government owned24.8451670
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)24.5551050
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities24.4850910
Other Insurance Related Activities24.4550860
Finance and Insurance24.2850510
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities24.2750480
Insurance Carriers24.2350390
Pharmacies and Drug Stores22.9547730
Employment Services22.2246220
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services22.1646080
Administrative and Support Services22.1646080
Office Administrative Services21.9845720
Grantmaking and Giving Services21.9645680
Home Health Care Services21.8145370
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned21.8145360
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned21.845350
Religious Organizations21.7445220
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)21.6845100
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories21.644930
Outpatient Care Centers21.5444810
Consumer Goods Rental21.5444800
Federal Executive Branch21.5344780
Federal government, including the US Postal Service21.5344780
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services21.544720
Accommodation and Food Services21.4644630
Accommodation21.4644630
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations21.4544620
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)21.3944500
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities21.3344370
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services21.3344360
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services21.3244340
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly21.344310
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)21.344310
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services21.2244140
Information21.1443960
Scientific Research and Development Services21.0943860
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists21.0843850
Federal, State, and Local Government21.0343750
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service21.0343750
Health and Personal Care Stores21.0143700
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals2143690
All industries, private ownership only20.9943660
Retail Trade20.9343530
Rental and Leasing Services20.9343530
All industries20.8743420
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)20.8643400
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned20.8143290
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities20.7243090
Social Advocacy Organizations20.7143080
Management of Companies and Enterprises20.6943040
Hospitals, Privately owned20.6843010
State government, including schools and hospitals20.6542950
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned20.5942820
Hospitals, State government owned20.5742780
Ambulatory Health Care Services20.5142670
Facilities Support Services20.542640
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities20.4442510
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals20.4442510
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)20.4342500
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)20.3542330
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned20.3342290
Repair and Maintenance20.2842190
Educational Services, Privately owned20.2742160
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities20.2742150
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services20.2542130
Other Residential Care Facilities20.2642130
Individual and Family Services20.2642130
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services20.2542120
Personal Care Services20.2542120
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)20.1841970
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers20.1641930
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities20.1141840
Offices of Other Health Practitioners20.0741740
Social Assistance20.0541700
Educational Support Services, Privately owned20.0441690
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service20.0441690
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned20.0241650
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation20.0241640
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services19.9241430
Specialty hospitals, State government owned19.8441270
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned19.8241230
Personal and Laundry Services19.8241220
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences19.7141010
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners19.6940960
Offices of Dentists19.6640900
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)19.5540670
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)19.4940540
Offices of Chiropractors19.3640260
Hospitals, Local government owned19.2540040
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned19.2440020
Offices of Physicians19.239930
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned19.1939920
Vocational Rehabilitation Services19.1939910
Educational Services, State government owned19.1739880
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries19.1639840
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers19.1639840
Manufacturing19.1339790
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing19.139730
Local government, including schools and hospitals19.139730
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)19.0839690
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries19.0339580
Animal Slaughtering and Processing18.8239140
Food Manufacturing18.638690
Elementary and Secondary Schools, State government owned18.4338340
Educational Support Services, Local government owned18.2637990
Wholesale Trade17.9337300
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods17.9237270
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers17.9237270
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)17.7736970
Child Day Care Services17.1935760
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)17.1235610
Educational Services, Local government owned16.9835320
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned16.9435230
Miscellaneous Manufacturing16.8635060
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing16.8635060
Offices of Optometrists15.6932630

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