Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teacher and Instructor Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors among Kentucky areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,570
25th Percentile Wage
$33,140
50th Percentile Wage
$37,790
75th Percentile Wage
$46,210
90th Percentile Wage
$57,750

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $57,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,570.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.74
25th Percentile Wage
$15.93
50th Percentile Wage
$18.17
75th Percentile Wage
$22.22
90th Percentile Wage
$27.76

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $27.76. The median hourly salary is $18.17. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.74.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201637,790-0.03%-5.82%
201537,8000.58%-
201437,580-5.88%-
201339,790-0.50%-
201239,990--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in state of Kentucky ranges from $35,740 to $47,760. The highest paying area for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in Kentucky is Evansville with a median annual salary of $47,760. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Louisville-Jefferson County (mean annual salary $41,900). The lowest paying area is Lexington-Fayette with a median annual salary of $35,740.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Evansville
$47,760
Louisville-Jefferson County
$41,900
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$39,810
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$37,470
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$36,700
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$35,860
Lexington-Fayette
$35,740


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