Electrical Engineer Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for electrical engineers in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of electrical engineers 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 Electrical Engineers in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,220
25th Percentile Wage
$70,020
50th Percentile Wage
$87,760
75th Percentile Wage
$108,370
90th Percentile Wage
$127,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical engineers in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $127,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $87,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $58,220.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$87,760
2.42% 13.98%
2016
$85,640
3.94% -
2015
$82,270
2.21% -
2014
$80,450
0.99% -
2013
$79,650
5.22% -
2012
$75,490
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Electrical Engineers in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electrical engineers in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electrical engineers in state of Kentucky ranges from $78,530 to $96,820. The highest paying area for electrical engineers in Kentucky is West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $96,820. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Louisville-Jefferson County (mean annual salary $89,900). The lowest paying area is Evansville with a median annual salary of $78,530.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$96,820
Louisville-Jefferson County
$89,900
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$87,700
Lexington-Fayette
$87,640
Bowling Green
$85,380
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$85,370
Owensboro
$81,160
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$79,460
Evansville
$78,530




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