Postsecondary Chemistry Teacher Salary Information in Kentucky

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,030
25th Percentile Wage
$52,390
50th Percentile Wage
$59,900
75th Percentile Wage
$72,650
90th Percentile Wage
$93,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary chemistry teachers in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $93,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,030.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary chemistry teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$59,900
-3.37% -5.94%
2016
$61,920
0.71% -
2015
$61,480
-1.64% -
2014
$62,490
-9.73% -
2013
$68,570
7.45% -
2012
$63,460
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary chemistry teachers in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary chemistry teachers in state of Kentucky ranges from $64,420 to $78,690. The highest paying area for postsecondary chemistry teachers in Kentucky is Louisville-Jefferson County with a median annual salary of $78,690. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Lexington-Fayette (mean annual salary $72,260). The lowest paying area is West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $64,420.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Louisville-Jefferson County
$78,690
Lexington-Fayette
$72,260
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$64,420




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