First-Line Supervisor of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Worker Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for first-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of first-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers amongst 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,870
25th Percentile Wage
$34,680
50th Percentile Wage
$44,180
75th Percentile Wage
$51,680
90th Percentile Wage
$72,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $72,360. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,870.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.40
25th Percentile Wage
$16.67
50th Percentile Wage
$21.24
75th Percentile Wage
$24.84
90th Percentile Wage
$34.79

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for first-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $34.79. The median hourly salary is $21.24. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.40.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of first-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201644,1804.44%14.80%
201542,2204.50%-
201440,3208.68%-
201336,820-2.23%-
201237,640--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers in state of Kentucky ranges from $25,600 to $47,950. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers in Kentucky is Lexington-Fayette with a median annual salary of $47,950. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $42,500). The lowest paying area is West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $25,600.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lexington-Fayette
$47,950
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$42,500
Louisville-Jefferson County
$42,340
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$25,600


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