Anthropologists and Archeologists Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for anthropologists and archeologists in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of anthropologists and archeologists among Kentucky cities 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Anthropologists and Archeologists in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,000
25th Percentile Wage
$44,850
50th Percentile Wage
$57,030
75th Percentile Wage
$83,880
90th Percentile Wage
$98,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for anthropologists and archeologists in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $98,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,000.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of anthropologists and archeologists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$57,030
1.68% 8.47%
2016
$56,070
-4.67% -
2015
$58,690
2.74% -
2014
$57,080
7.90% -
2013
$52,570
0.70% -
2012
$52,200
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Anthropologists and Archeologists in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of anthropologists and archeologists in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of anthropologists and archeologists in state of Kentucky ranges from $49,430 to $50,350. The highest paying area for anthropologists and archeologists in Kentucky is Louisville-Jefferson County with a median annual salary of $50,350. The lowest paying area is Lexington-Fayette with a median annual salary of $49,430.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Louisville-Jefferson County
$50,350
Lexington-Fayette
$49,430




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