Nurse Salary by State 2021

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 average 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 nurse salary 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 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 Alabama 48,850 $28.96 $60,230
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Alaska 6,240 $45.81 $95,270
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Arizona 55,520 $38.64 $80,380
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Arkansas 25,300 $30.60 $63,640
Registered Nurse RN Salary in California 307,060 $57.96 $120,560
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Colorado 52,330 $37.43 $77,860
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Connecticut 33,400 $40.79 $84,850
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Delaware 11,410 $35.74 $74,330
Registered Nurse RN Salary in District of Columbia 10,320 $43.29 $90,050
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Florida 183,130 $33.42 $69,510
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Georgia 73,230 $34.38 $71,510
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Guam690$29.91 $62,200
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Hawaii 11,260 $50.40 $104,830
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Idaho 12,800 $34.44 $71,640
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Illinois 127,450 $35.85 $74,560
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Indiana 66,460 $32.45 $67,490
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Iowa 32,610 $30.08 $62,570
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Kansas 29,430 $30.87 $64,200
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Kentucky 42,940 $31.12 $64,730
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Louisiana 41,690 $32.70 $68,010
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Maine 14,160 $34.16 $71,040
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Maryland 51,480 $39.23 $81,590
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Massachusetts 84,030 $46.27 $96,250
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Michigan 97,820 $35.57 $73,980
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Minnesota 70,820 $38.92 $80,960
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Mississippi 28,800 $29.45 $61,250
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Missouri 71,560 $31.68 $65,900
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Montana 9,980 $33.91 $70,530
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Nebraska 24,060 $33.41 $69,480
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Nevada 23,420 $43.15 $89,750
Registered Nurse RN Salary in New Hampshire 13,840 $36.52 $75,970
Registered Nurse RN Salary in New Jersey 78,590 $41.21 $85,720
Registered Nurse RN Salary in New Mexico 17,100 $36.40 $75,700
Registered Nurse RN Salary in New York 178,550 $43.16 $89,760
Registered Nurse RN Salary in North Carolina 99,110 $33.15 $68,950
Registered Nurse RN Salary in North Dakota 9,970 $33.47 $69,630
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Ohio 129,090 $33.53 $69,750
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Oklahoma 32,950 $32.02 $66,600
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Oregon 36,840 $46.27 $96,230
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Pennsylvania 146,640 $35.66 $74,170
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Puerto Rico 19,250 $17.05 $35,450
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Rhode Island 12,150 $39.81 $82,790
Registered Nurse RN Salary in South Carolina 45,930 $32.28 $67,140
Registered Nurse RN Salary in South Dakota 13,130 $29.31 $60,960
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Tennessee 61,040 $30.83 $64,120
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Texas 219,330 $36.92 $76,800
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Utah 23,690 $33.83 $70,370
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Vermont 6,810 $34.68 $72,140
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Virgin Islands520$33.74 $70,190
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Virginia 66,450 $35.76 $74,380
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Washington 59,300 $43.90 $91,310
Registered Nurse RN Salary in West Virginia 19,800 $31.31 $65,130
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Wisconsin 63,630 $35.94 $74,760
Registered Nurse RN Salary in Wyoming 5,010 $34.90 $72,600
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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 3,930 $47.98 $99,790
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Alaska770$53.01 $110,270
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Arizona 4,790 $56.48 $117,480
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Arkansas 2,730 $51.06 $106,210
Nurse Practitioner Salary in California 15,100 $70.18 $145,970
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Colorado 3,080 $52.77 $109,760
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Connecticut 2,630 $56.15 $116,780
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Delaware740$53.96 $112,230
Nurse Practitioner Salary in District of Columbia860$55.84 $116,150
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Florida 13,010 $48.58 $101,060
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Georgia 8,120 $51.07 $106,220
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Hawaii50$39.66 $82,490
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Idaho390$57.11 $118,780
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Illinois810$54.76 $113,890
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Indiana 6,890 $53.87 $112,060
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Iowa 5,700 $52.86 $109,940
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Kansas 2,010 $51.88 $107,910
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Kentucky 2,580 $50.25 $104,530
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Louisiana 4,250 $49.26 $102,460
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Maine 3,170 $53.79 $111,880
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Maryland 1,360 $53.64 $111,580
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Massachusetts 3,320 $55.40 $115,240
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Michigan 6,430 $60.60 $126,050
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Minnesota 4,880 $52.48 $109,150
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Mississippi 4,080 $57.16 $118,900
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Missouri 3,640 $52.67 $109,550
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Montana 6,200 $51.38 $106,870
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Nebraska710$54.99 $114,370
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Nevada 1,500 $51.60 $107,330
Nurse Practitioner Salary in New Hampshire 1,290 $57.64 $119,890
Nurse Practitioner Salary in New Jersey 1,060 $54.07 $112,460
Nurse Practitioner Salary in New Mexico 5,800 $62.93 $130,890
Nurse Practitioner Salary in New York 1,080 $56.28 $117,050
Nurse Practitioner Salary in North Carolina 14,850 $60.79 $126,440
Nurse Practitioner Salary in North Dakota 6,040 $52.10 $108,370
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Ohio690$53.40 $111,070
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Oklahoma 9,430 $50.78 $105,630
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Oregon 1,970 $54.21 $112,750
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Pennsylvania 2,220 $57.02 $118,600
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Puerto Rico 8,150 $53.64 $111,560
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Rhode Island690$56.39 $117,300
Nurse Practitioner Salary in South Carolina 2,820 $48.65 $101,190
Nurse Practitioner Salary in South Dakota590$49.56 $103,080
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Tennessee 8,300 $47.78 $99,370
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Texas 14,680 $56.11 $116,700
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Utah 1,610 $54.59 $113,550
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Vermont460$52.06 $108,280
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Virginia 5,790 $52.72 $109,660
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Washington 3,720 $60.81 $126,480
Nurse Practitioner Salary in West Virginia 1,200 $50.59 $105,220
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Wisconsin 4,820 $54.34 $113,030
Nurse Practitioner Salary in Wyoming340$57.12 $118,810

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 12,000 $19.56 $40,680
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Alaska330$32.51 $67,620
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Arizona 7,440 $26.84 $55,820
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Arkansas 11,540 $20.08 $41,760
Licensed Vocational Nurse LVN Salary in California 71,320 $30.81 $64,090
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Colorado 4,960 $26.11 $54,310
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Connecticut 7,950 $28.09 $58,430
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Delaware 2,290 $25.92 $53,920
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in District of Columbia 1,390 $27.80 $57,810
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Florida 41,560 $22.46 $46,710
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Georgia 22,170 $21.48 $44,690
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Guam100$18.85 $39,200
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Hawaii930$26.04 $54,160
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Idaho 2,520 $23.38 $48,640
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Illinois 19,630 $26.24 $54,580
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Indiana 14,710 $23.02 $47,890
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Iowa 6,140 $22.05 $45,860
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Kansas 6,860 $21.66 $45,050
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Kentucky 9,390 $21.23 $44,160
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Louisiana 18,560 $20.16 $41,920
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Maine 1,070 $23.27 $48,390
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Maryland 8,940 $27.03 $56,220
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Massachusetts 14,790 $29.04 $60,400
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Michigan 12,700 $25.10 $52,220
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Minnesota 14,210 $23.96 $49,840
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Mississippi 9,580 $19.39 $40,340
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Missouri 14,770 $21.39 $44,490
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Montana 1,850 $22.12 $46,010
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Nebraska 5,530 $21.98 $45,710
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Nevada 2,690 $28.70 $59,700
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in New Hampshire 2,070 $27.12 $56,400
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in New Jersey 15,590 $27.69 $57,590
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in New Mexico 1,900 $24.27 $50,480
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in New York 44,440 $24.66 $51,300
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in North Carolina 16,250 $22.65 $47,120
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in North Dakota 2,520 $23.10 $48,060
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Ohio 40,850 $22.40 $46,590
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Oklahoma 12,850 $20.79 $43,250
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Oregon 3,810 $27.56 $57,320
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Pennsylvania 35,240 $24.16 $50,250
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Puerto Rico 4,310 $11.46 $23,840
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Rhode Island 1,120 $28.41 $59,090
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in South Carolina 9,780 $20.97 $43,630
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in South Dakota 2,020 $18.95 $39,420
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Tennessee 24,610 $20.35 $42,330
Licensed Vocational Nurse LVN Salary in Texas 69,650 $23.26 $48,380
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Utah 1,860 $22.86 $47,550
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Vermont990$24.64 $51,240
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Virgin Islands170$24.25 $50,440
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Virginia 20,750 $22.79 $47,410
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Washington 7,870 $28.74 $59,780
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in West Virginia 5,980 $18.72 $38,940
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Wisconsin 8,050 $23.11 $48,070
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN (LVN) Salary in Wyoming440$23.55 $48,980

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