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2021 Kentucky Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Salary Guide

Care for ill, injured, or convalescing patients or persons with disabilities in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, private homes, group homes, and similar institutions. May work under the supervision of a registered nurse. Licensing required.

Kentucky Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Salary 2021

Salary

$44.4K

Growth

7%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Make in Kentucky 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $33,200 $37,890 $44,430 $50,010 $56,670
Hourly Wage $15.96 $18.22 $21.36 $24.04 $27.25

How Much Do Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Make in Kentucky 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$33,200
$37,890
$44,430
$50,010
$56,670
Hourly Wage
$15.96
$18.22
$21.36
$24.04
$27.25

What Do Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Do?

Care for ill, injured, or convalescing patients or persons with disabilities in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, private homes, group homes, and similar institutions. May work under the supervision of a registered nurse. Licensing required.

Also known as:

Charge Nurse, Clinic Licensed Practical Nurse (CLINIC LPN), Clinic Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Licensed Practical Nurse, Clinic Nurse (LPN, Clinic Nurse), Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Office Nurse, Pediatric Licensed Practical Nurse (PEDIATRIC LPN), Private Duty Nurse, Triage Licensed Practical Nurse (TRIAGE LPN)

  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Administer intravenous medications.
  • Monitor patient conditions during treatments, procedures, or activities.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Apply bandages, dressings, or splints.
  • Administer basic health care or medical treatments.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Measure the physical or physiological attributes of patients.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • Supervise patient care personnel.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • Analyze quantitative data to determine effectiveness of treatments or therapies.
  • Sterilize medical equipment or instruments.
  • Perform clerical work in medical settings.
  • Schedule patient procedures or appointments.
  • Maintain medical facility records.
  • Assist patients with hygiene or daily living activities.
  • Train patients, family members, or caregivers in techniques for managing disabilities or illnesses.
  • Operate diagnostic or therapeutic medical instruments or equipment.
  • Prepare medical supplies or equipment for use.
  • Prepare medical supplies or equipment for use.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Collect biological specimens from patients.
  • Test biological specimens to gather information about patient conditions.
  • Explain medical procedures or test results to patients or family members.
  • Prepare patients physically for medical procedures.
  • Assist patients with hygiene or daily living activities.
  • Manage preparation of special meals or diets.
  • Order medical supplies or equipment.
  • Maintain inventory of medical supplies or equipment.
  • Clean medical equipment or facilities.
  • Assist healthcare practitioners during examinations or treatments.
  • Treat patients using physical therapy techniques.

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Job Outlook in Kentucky

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Kentucky 10,050 10,770 7% 870
United States 721,700 787,400 9% 58,400

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Job Outlook in Kentucky

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Kentucky
10,050
10,770
7%
870
United States
721,700
787,400
9%
58,400

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Schooling & Experience

  • Postsecondary certificate
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Schools in Kentucky

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Ashland Community and Technical College Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Ashland, KY At least one but less than two years: 20
Less than one year: 222
ATA College Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Louisville, KY 2 years: 28
Beckfield College-Florence Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Florence, KY At least one but less than two years: 35
Big Sandy Community and Technical College Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Prestonsburg, KY At least one but less than two years: 0
Less than one year: 14
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Lexington, KY At least one but less than two years: 69
Less than one year: 440
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Elizabethtown, KY Less than one year: 121
Galen College of Nursing-Louisville Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Louisville, KY At least one but less than two years: 117
Gateway Community and Technical College Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Florence, KY Less than one year: 277
Hazard Community and Technical College Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Hazard, KY At least one but less than two years: 7
Less than one year: 133
Henderson Community College Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Henderson, KY Less than one year: 39

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Schools in Kentucky

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Ashland, KY
At least one but less than two years: 20
Less than one year: 222
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Louisville, KY
2 years: 28
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Florence, KY
At least one but less than two years: 35
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Prestonsburg, KY
At least one but less than two years: 0
Less than one year: 14
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Lexington, KY
At least one but less than two years: 69
Less than one year: 440
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Elizabethtown, KY
Less than one year: 121
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Louisville, KY
At least one but less than two years: 117
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Florence, KY
Less than one year: 277
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Hazard, KY
At least one but less than two years: 7
Less than one year: 133
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Henderson, KY
Less than one year: 39

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Jobs in Kentucky.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Licensed Practical Nurse Prestige Healthcare Lexington, Kentucky 09/26/2021 No
Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN (Full Time) Genesis Healthcare Madisonville, Kentucky 09/26/2021 Yes
Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN (Part Time) Genesis Healthcare Lewisport, Kentucky 09/26/2021 Yes

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Jobs in Kentucky.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Prestige Healthcare
Lexington, Kentucky
09/26/2021
No
Genesis Healthcare
Madisonville, Kentucky
09/26/2021
Yes
Genesis Healthcare
Lewisport, Kentucky
09/26/2021
Yes

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Salary Guide 2021

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