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Electricians Salary Information in Kentucky

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,880
25th Percentile Wage
$39,130
50th Percentile Wage
$52,260
75th Percentile Wage
$66,650
90th Percentile Wage
$76,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electricians in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,880.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,260
4.13% 12.65%
2016
$50,100
3.91% -
2015
$48,140
3.34% -
2014
$46,530
2.47% -
2013
$45,380
-0.59% -
2012
$45,650
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Electricians in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electricians in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electricians in state of Kentucky ranges from $41,470 to $65,980. The highest paying area for electricians in Kentucky is Evansville with a median annual salary of $65,980. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $60,430). The lowest paying area is South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $41,470.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Evansville
$65,980
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$60,430
Louisville-Jefferson County
$58,160
Owensboro
$50,720
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$50,100
Bowling Green
$49,660
Elizabethtown
$45,980
Lexington-Fayette
$45,280
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$42,040
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$41,470




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