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Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

in Massachusetts

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.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
292061  Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 16,459 17,605 1,146 6.96 % 583 115 468 Postsecondary non-degree award 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Health Care and Social Assistance    13,580  82 % 14,580  83 % 1,000  7 % $55,050
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities    8,040  49 % 8,090  46 % 50  1 % $55,120
Ambulatory Health Care Services    3,130  19 % 4,070  23 % 940  30 % $54,630
Hospitals    1,710  10 % 1,570  9 % -140  -9 % $56,920
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    1,360  8 % 1,350  8 % -10  -1 % $57,810
Social Assistance    700  4 % 860  5 % 160  22 % $50,410
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    540  3 % 610  3 % 70  12 % $53,600
Administrative and Support Services    540  3 % 610  3 % 70  12 % $53,600
Educational Services    300  2 % 310  2 % 10  5 % $49,610
Educational Services    300  2 % 310  2 % 10  5 % $49,610
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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