Nurse Salary by State

On this page you will find information on different types of average nursing salaries by state. For quick reference you can view the average wages in each state in our tables below. You can use the Content Table to see information covering all states for : Nurse Practitioner Salary, Registered Nurse Salary and LPN Licensed Practical Nurse or LVN Licensed Vocational Nurse Salaries.

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Need to find nursing salaries in a particular state? We have that covered – just click on your state on the map below and it will take you to the page with a more detailed breakdown of each nursing salary for that state.


Average Nurse Salary

It is impossible to come up with a true average nurse salary. There are so many different types of nurse working in different specialties and career options that a true average would be useless.

On this page I have presented the average nursing salaries for each state for a given type of nurse – RN, Nurse Practitioner and LPN-LVN, on the individual state pages you can also see salaries for Nurse Anesthetists.

Registered Nurse Salary by State

Here is a list of average Registered Nurse salaries for all states in the U.S.A. A quick reference for total employment numbers, hourly wages and average annual salary for RN’s on a state by state basis.

You can sort the table, search it and click on the link for your own state – with a more detailed breakdown of the data.

StateEmployment NumbersHourly WageAnnual Salary
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Alabama49,290$27.83$57,890
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Alaska5,570$42.07$87,510
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Arizona54,630$36.11$75,110
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Arkansas24,380$28.28$58,810
Registered Nurse RN Salary in California282,290$49.37$102,700
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Colorado49,340$34.89$72,570
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Connecticut34,310$38.56$80,200
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Delaware11,620$35.18$73,180
Registered Nurse RN Salary in District of Columbia11,000$43.32$90,110
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Florida178,330$31.20$64,890
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Georgia75,000$32.09$66,750
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Guam550--
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Hawaii10,800$46.63$96,990
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Idaho13,320$31.02$64,520
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Illinois123,100$34.66$72,090
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Indiana68,530$30.02$62,450
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Iowa33,280$27.85$57,930
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Kansas28,900$28.82$59,940
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Kentucky44,410$29.58$61,530
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Louisiana45,970$30.56$63,560
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Maine14,200$31.68$65,890
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Maryland53,700$36.18$75,250
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Massachusetts82,870$42.95$89,330
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Michigan94,090$33.23$69,120
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Minnesota64,540$37.28$77,540
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Mississippi28,760$27.74$57,700
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Missouri72,090$30.43$63,300
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Montana10,110$31.87$66,280
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Nebraska22,870$29.91$62,210
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Nevada21,060$40.86$84,980
Registered Nurse RN Salary in New Hampshire13,190$33.67$70,040
Registered Nurse RN Salary in New Jersey80,560$39.43$82,010
Registered Nurse RN Salary in New Mexico16,290$33.58$69,840
Registered Nurse RN Salary in New York180,170$40.12$83,450
Registered Nurse RN Salary in North Carolina99,210$30.08$62,560
Registered Nurse RN Salary in North Dakota9,020$30.35$63,140
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Ohio124,620$31.49$65,500
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Oklahoma28,000$29.63$61,640
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Oregon35,140$42.68$88,770
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Pennsylvania143,130$33.57$69,820
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Puerto Rico19,090$16.65$34,630
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Rhode Island11,820$36.85$76,650
Registered Nurse RN Salary in South Carolina43,200$30.59$63,630
Registered Nurse RN Salary in South Dakota12,530$27.41$57,010
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Tennessee59,350$28.87$60,050
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Texas212,230$34.65$72,070
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Utah21,340$30.31$63,050
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Vermont6,270$33.44$69,560
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Virgin Islands-$28.26$58,770
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Virginia64,260$32.69$67,990
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Washington56,880$38.37$79,810
Registered Nurse RN Salary in West Virginia20,410$29.03$60,380
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Wisconsin55,940$33.27$69,200
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Wyoming4,910$31.20$64,900

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Nurse Practitioner Salary by State

Here is a list of Nurse Practitioner salaries for all states in the U.S. Use this as a quick reference for total employment numbers, hourly wages and average annual salary for Nurse practitioners NP on a state by state basis.

You can sort the table, search it and click on the link for your own state – with a more detailed breakdown of the data for each state on the next page. Includes the different names for a NP such as APRN’s Advanced Practice Registered Nurses.

StateEmployment NumbersHourly WageAnnual Salary
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Alabama 3,230 $45.62$94,880
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Alaska440$60.16$125,140
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Arizona 3,120 $50.47$104,970
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Arkansas 1,830 $45.79$95,230
Nurse Practitioner Salary in California 13,570 $60.95$126,770
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Colorado 2,810 $53.10$110,440
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Connecticut 2,220 $56.97$118,500
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Delaware650$50.66$105,380
Nurse Practitioner Salary in District of Columbia700$51.90$107,950
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Florida 10,380 $48.04$99,930
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Georgia 5,200 $49.95$103,890
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Hawaii410$58.93$122,580
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Idaho590$49.40$102,760
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Illinois 4,610 $49.02$101,960
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Indiana 4,120 $48.93$101,780
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Iowa 1,660 $50.06$104,130
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Kansas 2,010 $47.05$97,870
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Kentucky 3,110 $45.89$95,450
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Louisiana 2,420 $47.49$98,780
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Maine 1,150 $48.13$100,100
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Maryland 3,620 $52.81$109,840
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Massachusetts 6,280 $57.76$120,140
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Michigan 3,970 $49.16$102,250
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Minnesota 3,900 $55.84$116,150
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Mississippi 2,480 $51.58$107,280
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Missouri 4,150 $46.39$96,490
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Montana530$46.86$97,470
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Nebraska 1,020 $48.04$99,930
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Nevada680$50.73$105,520
Nurse Practitioner Salary in New Hampshire 1,150 $54.06$112,440
Nurse Practitioner Salary in New Jersey 4,840 $56.55$117,630
Nurse Practitioner Salary in New Mexico960$52.56$109,330
Nurse Practitioner Salary in New York 13,450 $56.35$117,210
Nurse Practitioner Salary in North Carolina 4,130 $51.11$106,320
Nurse Practitioner Salary in North Dakota420$49.75$103,470
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Ohio 7,460 $48.90$101,710
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Oklahoma 1,600 $45.96$95,590
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Oregon 1,570 $54.27$112,870
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Pennsylvania 5,730 $47.24$98,260
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Puerto Rico 1,190 $36.59$76,101
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Rhode Island640$52.23$108,630
Nurse Practitioner Salary in South Carolina 2,000 $46.70$97,140
Nurse Practitioner Salary in South Dakota470$48.09$100,030
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Tennessee 6,550 $45.18$93,970
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Texas 10,730 $53.53$111,330
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Utah 1,520 $48.06$99,960
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Vermont440$49.96$103,920
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Virginia 4,500 $49.15$102,240
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Washington 3,110 $55.41$115,250
Nurse Practitioner Salary in West Virginia 1,040 $45.67$95,000
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Wisconsin 2,900 $49.00$101,930
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Wyoming230$54.48$113,310

LPN / LVN Salary by State

Here is a list of LPN/LVN salaries for all states in the United States. Use this as a quick reference for total employment figures, hourly wages and average annual salary for Licensed Practical Nurses on a state by state basis. You can sort the table, search it and click on the link for your own particular state – with a more detailed breakdown of the data for each state on the next page.

StateEmployment NumbersHourly WageAnnual Salary
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Alabama 12,860 $17.71$36,830
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Alaska520$27.20$56,580
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Arizona 6,610 $25.32$52,660
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Arkansas 12,350 $18.35$38,180
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in California 66,350 $25.77$53,600
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Colorado 5,340 $23.91$49,740
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Connecticut 7,750 $27.51$57,210
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Delaware 2,170 $25.14$52,290
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in District of Columbia 1,820 $25.50$53,050
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Florida 47,550 $20.90$43,480
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Georgia 26,040 $19.54$40,650
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Guam110$16.08$33,440
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Hawaii 1,270 $23.65$49,200
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Idaho 2,420 $20.18$41,980
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Illinois 19,790 $23.71$49,320
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Indiana 15,480 $20.40$42,440
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Iowa 5,990 $20.01$41,610
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Kansas 7,350 $20.32$42,260
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Kentucky 10,140 $19.64$40,860
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Louisiana 20,340 $18.52$38,530
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Maine 1,210 $21.44$44,590
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Maryland 10,630 $25.62$53,280
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Massachusetts 16,680 $27.79$57,800
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Michigan 14,920 $22.92$47,660
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Minnesota 16,840 $21.84$45,430
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Mississippi 8,970 $17.92$37,280
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Missouri 15,850 $19.80$41,180
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Montana 2,470 $20.52$42,690
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Nebraska 5,410 $20.01$41,620
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Nevada 2,630 $26.60$55,340
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in New Hampshire 2,200 $24.11$50,150
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in New Jersey 17,240 $26.37$54,840
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in New Mexico 2,140 $23.11$48,060
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in New York 45,950 $22.92$47,670
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in North Carolina 17,810 $20.79$43,250
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in North Dakota 2,530 $21.68$45,100
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Ohio 40,660 $20.35$42,340
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Oklahoma 11,490 $19.27$40,090
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Oregon 3,090 $24.54$51,040
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Pennsylvania 36,890 $22.63$47,070
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Puerto Rico 4,300 $11.35$23,610
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Rhode Island 1,040 $27.79$57,800
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in South Carolina 9,590 $19.42$40,390
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in South Dakota 1,770 $18.12$37,690
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Tennessee 24,000 $18.71$38,910
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Texas 72,010 $22.10$45,980
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Utah 2,040 $22.34$46,470
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Vermont 1,260 $23.34$48,560
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Virgin Islands80$20.76$43,190
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Virginia 21,920 $20.46$42,550
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Washington 7,380 $25.56$53,150
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in West Virginia 5,900 $17.40$36,190
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Wisconsin 7,450 $21.21$44,120
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Wyoming600$22.49$46,780

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