Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrator Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for elementary and secondary school education administrators in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of elementary and secondary school education administrators amongst 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$61,610
25th Percentile Wage
$71,080
50th Percentile Wage
$82,980
75th Percentile Wage
$97,640
90th Percentile Wage
$112,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary and secondary school education administrators in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $112,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $61,610.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for elementary and secondary school education administrators in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201682,9801.66%0.47%
201581,600-0.37%-
201481,900-0.48%-
201382,290-0.36%-
201282,590--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators in state of Kentucky ranges from $73,880 to $97,820. The highest paying area for elementary and secondary school education administrators in Kentucky is Louisville-Jefferson County with a median annual salary of $97,820. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Lexington-Fayette (mean annual salary $88,700). The lowest paying area is East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $73,880.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Louisville-Jefferson County
$97,820
Lexington-Fayette
$88,700
Owensboro
$87,520
Evansville
$86,970
Elizabethtown
$86,700
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$80,420
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$79,570
Bowling Green
$78,880
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$76,310
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$73,880


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