Forest and Conservation Technician Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for forest and conservation technicians in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of forest and conservation technicians 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Forest and Conservation Technicians in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,370
25th Percentile Wage
$28,140
50th Percentile Wage
$36,630
75th Percentile Wage
$46,100
90th Percentile Wage
$52,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for forest and conservation technicians in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $52,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,370.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$36,630
1.67% 7.48%
2016
$36,020
1.14% -
2015
$35,610
2.33% -
2014
$34,780
0.92% -
2013
$34,460
1.65% -
2012
$33,890
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Forest and Conservation Technicians in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of forest and conservation technicians in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of forest and conservation technicians in state of Kentucky ranges from $32,370 to $38,430. The highest paying area for forest and conservation technicians in Kentucky is South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,430. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $34,020). The lowest paying area is West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $32,370.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$38,430
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$34,020
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$32,370




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