Postsecondary Education Teacher Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary education teachers in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary education 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 Education Teachers in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,360
25th Percentile Wage
$45,570
50th Percentile Wage
$59,470
75th Percentile Wage
$76,380
90th Percentile Wage
$94,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education teachers in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $94,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,360.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$59,470
-8.56% -5.99%
2016
$64,560
-1.10% -
2015
$65,270
-0.18% -
2014
$65,390
0.55% -
2013
$65,030
3.08% -
2012
$63,030
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary education teachers in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary education teachers in state of Kentucky ranges from $48,650 to $72,730. The highest paying area for postsecondary education teachers in Kentucky is West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $72,730. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $70,460). The lowest paying area is South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $48,650.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$72,730
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$70,460
Louisville-Jefferson County
$65,480
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$60,560
Evansville
$51,420
Lexington-Fayette
$50,410
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$48,650




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