Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teacher Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary criminal justice and law enforcement teachers in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary criminal justice and law enforcement teachers 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 Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,720
25th Percentile Wage
$57,400
50th Percentile Wage
$86,510
75th Percentile Wage
$107,310
90th Percentile Wage
$122,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary criminal justice and law enforcement teachers in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $122,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $86,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,720.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary criminal justice and law enforcement teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$86,510
17.36% 36.34%
2016
$71,490
6.21% -
2015
$67,050
2.34% -
2014
$65,480
11.47% -
2013
$57,970
5.00% -
2012
$55,070
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary criminal justice and law enforcement teachers in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary criminal justice and law enforcement teachers in state of Kentucky ranges from $51,170 to $91,450. The highest paying area for postsecondary criminal justice and law enforcement teachers in Kentucky is West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $91,450. The lowest paying area is Louisville-Jefferson County with a median annual salary of $51,170.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$91,450
Louisville-Jefferson County
$51,170




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