Chemical Technician Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for chemical technicians in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chemical technicians 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 Chemical Technicians in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,730
25th Percentile Wage
$35,500
50th Percentile Wage
$47,200
75th Percentile Wage
$67,200
90th Percentile Wage
$79,050

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical technicians in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,050. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,730.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$47,200
5.28% 7.58%
2016
$44,710
12.95% -
2015
$38,920
5.09% -
2014
$36,940
7.61% -
2013
$34,130
-27.81% -
2012
$43,620
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Chemical Technicians in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chemical technicians in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chemical technicians in state of Kentucky ranges from $31,090 to $69,270. The highest paying area for chemical technicians in Kentucky is West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $69,270. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Elizabethtown (mean annual salary $59,530). The lowest paying area is East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $31,090.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$69,270
Elizabethtown
$59,530
Owensboro
$51,110
Louisville-Jefferson County
$49,990
Evansville
$48,390
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$43,800
Lexington-Fayette
$35,690
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$31,090




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