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Economists Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for economists in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of economists amongst 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 Economists in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,810
25th Percentile Wage
$54,580
50th Percentile Wage
$62,850
75th Percentile Wage
$79,070
90th Percentile Wage
$95,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for economists in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $95,590. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,810.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,850
-0.18% 13.30%
2016
$62,960
-6.13% -
2015
$66,820
7.98% -
2014
$61,490
-0.10% -
2013
$61,550
11.47% -
2012
$54,490
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