average salary in Kentucky, United States KENTUCKY, UNITED STATES SALARY

Average gross salary for Kentucky GROSS SALARY
US$ 62,275
Average net salary for Kentucky NET SALARY
US$ 47,029
The most typical salary for Kentucky MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 33,720
  Updated: 11 Feb 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 24%
  Salary entries: 163

Kentucky Earnings

Average salary in Kentucky is US$ 62,275.

Average take home earning is US$ 47,029 (Net).

The most typical salary is US$ 33,720 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (163 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
6 % US$ 140,000
10 % US$ 113,000
26 % US$ 81,561
56 % US$ 52,656
89 % US$ 33,720
99 % US$ 22,824
100 % US$ 18,000
Career Avg. gross salary Salary entries
Human Resources Manager US$ 84,750 04
IT Manager US$ 112,500 03
C-Sharp Developer US$ 78,200 03
Sales US$ 72,766 03
.NET Developer US$ 71,666 03
Healthcare Management US$ 62,333 03
Restaurant Manager US$ 38,333 03
CPA - Certified Public Accountant US$ 127,500 02
Manager US$ 103,000 02
University Professor US$ 89,000 02
City Avg. gross salary Salary entries
Louisville US$ 66,816 100
Lexington US$ 55,068 63

Salary entries from individual employees for Kentucky

Below is the list of 100 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(26/26)  PROJECT ENGINEER


 Posted: 11 Feb 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Project management."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 95,000

(25/26)  IN HOME SALES


 Posted: 15 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Home improvement sales."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 150,000

(24/26)  NIGHT BAKER


 Posted: 03 Nov 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "I bake bread for the next day of operations."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 20,000

(23/26)  NURSE


 Posted: 02 Nov 2019

High School, 20+ years: "Work in a office."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 42,000

(22/26)  OWNER/ OPERATOR


 Posted: 16 Sep 2019

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Human Resource Consulting Firm assisting small business and other busy HR professionals with a variety of HR services HR Assistance LLC besthrassistance.com."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000

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(21/26)  MECHANICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 28 May 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Design and release; program management; quality analysis; improvement of various vehicle commodities/functions."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 96,980

(20/26)  NURSES


 Posted: 01 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Work as a nurse."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,000

(19/26)  SENIOR HR BUSINESS PARTNER


 Posted: 17 Feb 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Union relations, benefits, compensation, employee development and training."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

(18/26)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 14 Dec 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Oversee and direct work."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 40,000

(17/26)  SENIOR DEVELOPER


 Posted: 19 Nov 2018

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "My job is best described with this workflow: write code, test code, ship code, collect paycheck, pay student loans."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 93,600

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(16/26)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 25 Sep 2018

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Manage highway design projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 115,000

(15/26)  MECHANIC


 Posted: 21 Sep 2018

Some College, 20+ years: "Rebuild diesel engines and electronic troubleshooting,."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,000

(14/26)  DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS


 Posted: 17 Sep 2018

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "I do everything that is required to keep the organization running."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000

(13/26)  MOLD OPERATION


 Posted: 20 Aug 2018

High School, 16-20 years: "Run machine in factory."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 20,000

(12/26)  PRODUCTION DIRECTOR


 Posted: 03 Jun 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "DJ and produce advertising."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 45,000

(11/26)  OFFICE MANAGER


 Posted: 19 Apr 2018

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Accounts receivable, manage parking accounts, enter payroll and revenue."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 34,000

(10/26)  CHIEF PILOT


 Posted: 11 Apr 2018

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Operate and maintain corp. aircraft."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 72,000

(9/26)  PROJECT COORDINATOR


 Posted: 30 Mar 2018

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Design electrical and build for industrial facilities."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000

(8/26)  WEB DEVELOPER


 Posted: 23 Jan 2018

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Websites, SEO, Hosting, Design, and Google AdWords."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 44,180

(7/26)  PLUMBING PRO


 Posted: 21 Jan 2018

Some College, 2-4 years: "Sell plumbing supplies in a big box retail store."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 35,000

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(6/26)  INSURANCE AGENT


 Posted: 21 Nov 2017

Some College, 2-4 years: "Solicit & sell insurance polices for individuals & businesses."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 35,000

(5/26)  MAINTENANCE MANAGER


 Posted: 04 Nov 2017

Some College, 20+ years: "Manage maintenance and engineering activity in industrial plant."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 75,000

(4/26)  EQUIPMENT OPERATOR


 Posted: 10 Oct 2017

Some College, 20+ years: "Operate Dozers, Graders, Scrapers, Bobcats, and maintain them."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 43,000

(3/26)  SPECIALTY MARKETS ANALYST


 Posted: 26 Sep 2017

Some College, 8-12 years: "Analyze companies and their assests."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000

(2/26)  .NET DEVELOPER


 Posted: 23 Aug 2017

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Developing web applications according to required and system maintanence."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000

(1/26)  COMMUNICATIONS-COMPUTER SYSTEMS OFFICER


 Posted: 19 Aug 2017

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Manage communications and computer systems."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000

  ECONOMY   KENTUCKY

Most important Kentucky's industries are fuel production, auto manufacturing, and medical. Kentucky ranks among 4th largest states for automobiles and trucks assembly.

Kentucky's average salary is lower than U.S. average salary. For example Mechanical Engineer earn around $57,000 on average. Average salary for Registered Nurse in Kentucky is around $50,000.

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  SALARY BY LEVEL    KENTUCKY

Salary levels Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
195K US$ 195,000
01
155K US$ 151,000
07
145K US$ 140,000
01
135K US$ 137,400
02
125K US$ 127,750
02
115K US$ 113,000
04
105K US$ 101,800
05
95K US$ 94,082
07
85K US$ 81,561
13
75K US$ 72,866
15
65K US$ 61,947
19
55K US$ 52,656
16
45K US$ 43,443
25
35K US$ 33,720
28
25K US$ 22,824
17
15K US$ 18,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER    KENTUCKY

Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 68,223 80
Women US$ 57,103 44
N/A US$ 55,910 39

  SALARY BY EDUCATION    KENTUCKY

Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 82,428 07
Masters Degree US$ 79,523 32
Bachelors Degree US$ 60,653 67
Some College US$ 52,492 43
High School US$ 43,208 11
Bellow H. School US$ 77,666 03

Workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Kentucky, United States. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses US$ 82,428. While Workers with High School education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 43,208. This is 90.77% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE    KENTUCKY

Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 80,986 41
16-20 Years US$ 65,062 16
12-16 Years US$ 71,157 15
8-12 Years US$ 62,928 14
4-8 Years US$ 55,702 28
2-4 Years US$ 42,771 19
1-2 Years US$ 48,562 10
0-1 Year US$ 49,158 20

Workers in Kentucky, United States with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 20+ Years of experience earn a gross average of US$ 80,986 compared to US$ 42,771 for their counterparts with 2-4 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 2-4 Years is 89.35%.


  SALARY BY AGE    KENTUCKY

Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
69-74 US$ 70,000 01
63-68 US$ 63,333 03
57-62 US$ 76,417 17
51-56 US$ 78,930 14
45-50 US$ 64,529 17
39-44 US$ 81,147 17
33-38 US$ 64,077 17
27-32 US$ 46,838 16
22-26 US$ 43,135 17
16-21 US$ 51,557 05
N/A US$ 55,910 39
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  SALARY BY FIELD    KENTUCKY

# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Engineers & Technicians IV US$ 110,000 02
2. Engineers & Technicians V US$ 93,250 04
3. Engineers & Technicians US$ 91,163 06
4. Security & Fireguard US$ 90,000 01
5. Marketing, Sales, Purchase US$ 80,075 04
6. Military US$ 80,000 01
7. IT & Telecommunication US$ 76,098 13
8. IT & Telecommunication II US$ 75,475 08
9. Health Care & Medical US$ 72,888 09
10. Automobile US$ 68,840 04
11. Public Sector US$ 68,766 03
12. Human Resources US$ 67,650 10
13. Management & Business US$ 65,909 11
14. Salesmen & Saleswomen US$ 65,151 02
15. Aviation & Shipping US$ 63,500 02
16. Organization & Coordination US$ 62,000 03
17. Education & University US$ 61,400 10
18. Health Care & Medical II US$ 60,590 11
19. Accounting & Administration US$ 56,609 11
20. Construction & Labor Workers US$ 53,200 05
21. Finance & Banking US$ 51,666 03
22. Media US$ 45,000 02
23. Law US$ 43,360 02
24. Insurance US$ 40,593 08
25. Logistics, Road, Railway US$ 36,053 03
26. Geography & Geodesy US$ 35,500 02
27. Restaurants, Inns, Pubs US$ 33,798 06
28. Manufacturing & Labor Workers US$ 31,583 06
29. Customer Services US$ 29,600 05
30. Agriculture & Fishing US$ 20,000 01

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Average salaries in Kentucky, United States can vary greatly based on a career field. Engineers & Technicians IV enjoy the highest gross average salaries (US$ 110,000), followed by Engineers & Technicians V (US$ 93,250), and Engineers & Technicians (US$ 91,163). Lower average gross salaries in the Kentucky, United States are earned by those in Agriculture & Fishing (US$ 20,000) and those in Customer Services positions (US$ 29,600). The difference between the most paid and the lowest paid fields is 450.0%.


  SALARY BY CAREER    KENTUCKY

# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. CPA - Certified Public Accountant US$ 127,500 02
2. IT Manager US$ 112,500 03
3. Manager US$ 103,000 02
4. Other Automobile Career US$ 95,180 02
5. Other Engineer Career US$ 93,250 04
6. University Professor US$ 89,000 02
7. Human Resources Manager US$ 84,750 04
8. Nurse Manager US$ 80,000 02
9. C-Sharp Developer US$ 78,200 03
10. Other Human Resource Career US$ 75,500 02
11. Sales US$ 72,766 03
12. .NET Developer US$ 71,666 03
13. Program Manager US$ 70,000 02
14. Other Public Sector Career US$ 68,766 03
15. Pilot US$ 63,500 02
16. Physical Therapy Assistant US$ 62,500 02
17. Healthcare Management US$ 62,333 03
18. Registered Nurse US$ 58,500 02
19. Non-Profit Organization US$ 58,000 02
20. Network Administrator US$ 57,000 02
21. General Manager US$ 56,500 02
22. Human Resource Administrator US$ 50,000 02
23. Other Medical Career US$ 48,000 02
24. Human Resource US$ 43,250 02
25. Commercial Insurance US$ 41,500 02
26. Other Insurance Career US$ 39,625 02
27. Restaurant Manager US$ 38,333 03
28. Cook US$ 33,894 02
29. Other Service Career US$ 27,500 02
30. Administrative Assistant US$ 26,169 02

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In Kentucky, United States economy, CPA - Certified Public Accountant is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of US$ 127,500. IT Manager and Manager follow, earning US$ 112,500 and US$ 103,000, respectively. Administrative Assistant earn a gross annual average of US$ 26,169, while Other Service Career earn US$ 27,500. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 387.22%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE    KENTUCKY

Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 65,005 137
Contract US$ 41,426 12
Self Employed US$ 66,888 09
Part Time US$ 29,217 05
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  SALARY BY CITY    KENTUCKY

# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Louisville US$ 66,816 100
2. Lexington US$ 55,068 63

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    KENTUCKY

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia US$ 88,017 AU$ 99,273 3,052
2. United States United States US$ 81,499 US$ 81,499 19,889
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom US$ 73,220 GBP 49,632 4,496
4. Canada Canada US$ 70,806 CA$ 77,437 4,826
5. China China US$ 46,994 CNY 301,307 2,591
6. Mexico Mexico US$ 46,880 MXN 784,739 618
7. Russia Russia US$ 40,695 RUB 1,775,973 1,033
8. India India US$ 21,450 INR 1,305,314 10,032

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