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Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses in Idaho

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13.7% Jobs Projection
$44,190 Median Salary
240 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses in Idaho are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses in Idaho is growing faster than average.

  • Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses in Idaho earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Work in Idaho?

There were approximately 2,480 workers employed as Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses in this state in 2018.

There were 2,420 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The typical state has 8,510 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses working in it, which means Idaho has fewer Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses than average.

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Job Projections for Idaho

Jobs for Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses in this state are growing at a rate of 13.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.3%.

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Idaho Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 240 annual job openings, and a total of 3,080 jobs for Idaho Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 62,700 annual jobs and 813,400 total jobs in 2026.

What do Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Make in Idaho?

In 2018 wages for Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses ranged from $32,700 to $57,330 with $44,190 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.72 to $27.56. The median hourly rate was $21.24.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $19.85 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.39.

The median salary in Idaho is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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Top Idaho Metros for Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Boise City, ID 1,040 $46,990
Idaho Falls, ID 290 $38,370
Pocatello, ID 230 $43,680
Coeur d’Alene, ID 170 $44,880
Logan, UT-ID 120 $37,970
Lewiston, ID-WA 50 $46,570

Top States for Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Employment

View the list below to see where most Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 72,030 $46,420
California 64,000 $55,770
Florida 47,540 $44,210
New York 46,500 $48,620
Ohio 40,590 $43,270
Pennsylvania 38,370 $47,580
Tennessee 24,410 $39,530
Georgia 24,290 $41,890
Virginia 21,060 $43,380
Illinois 20,340 $50,420
Louisiana 19,450 $38,810
North Carolina 18,200 $44,830
New Jersey 17,490 $56,750
Minnesota 16,550 $46,890
Massachusetts 16,220 $57,450
Indiana 15,480 $44,640
Missouri 15,210 $42,540
Michigan 14,840 $48,500
Alabama 12,190 $38,010
Arkansas 12,060 $39,130

Below are the states where Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Rhode Island $58,960
Alaska $58,180
Massachusetts $57,450
Connecticut $57,060
New Jersey $56,750
Nevada $56,360
California $55,770
Washington $55,650
Maryland $54,020
Arizona $53,980

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