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Financial Manager Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for financial managers in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of financial managers among Kentucky 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 Financial Managers in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,950
25th Percentile Wage
$68,660
50th Percentile Wage
$95,350
75th Percentile Wage
$129,560
90th Percentile Wage
$180,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for financial managers in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $180,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,950.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.98
25th Percentile Wage
$33.01
50th Percentile Wage
$45.84
75th Percentile Wage
$62.29
90th Percentile Wage
$86.60

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for financial managers in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $86.60. The median hourly salary is $45.84. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.98.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of financial managers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201695,3508.48%15.64%
201587,2604.39%-
201483,4303.97%-
201380,120-0.40%-
201280,440--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Financial Managers in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of financial managers in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of financial managers in state of Kentucky ranges from $74,790 to $107,480. The highest paying area for financial managers in Kentucky is Owensboro with a median annual salary of $107,480. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Lexington-Fayette (mean annual salary $102,770). The lowest paying area is West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $74,790.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Owensboro
$107,480
Lexington-Fayette
$102,770
Louisville-Jefferson County
$101,560
Bowling Green
$99,990
Evansville
$91,230
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$89,560
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$86,460
Elizabethtown
$83,390
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$82,240
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$74,790


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