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Postsecondary Education Teacher Salary Information in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education teachers in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of postsecondary education teachers in Lexington-Fayette is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Postsecondary Education Teachers in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,470
25th Percentile Wage
$42,100
50th Percentile Wage
$50,410
75th Percentile Wage
$69,030
90th Percentile Wage
$98,080

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education teachers in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $98,080. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $35,470.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth1-Year Growth
2017
$50,410
-36.16% -36.16%
2016
$68,640
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Teacher Salary in Lexington-Fayette with Other Kentucky Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $50,410 in Lexington-Fayette is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary education teachers in state of Kentucky. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary education teachers in Lexington-Fayette is 30.7 percent (30.7%) lower than that in the highest paying West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area and 3.5 percent (3.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area.

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



See also: Top paying jobs in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky.