Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

7.0/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
10%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
9.3%
by 2030
WAGES
$48,820
or $23.47 hourly
VOLUME
676,440
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 10% (Totally Safe)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Social Perceptiveness
Finger Dexterity
Manual Dexterity
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses' job openings is expected to rise 9.3% by 2030
'Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses' was $48,820, or $23.47 hourly
'Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses' are paid 16.4% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 676,440 people employed as Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses.
This represents around 0.49% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

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.

SOC Code: 29-2061.00

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