Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary Information in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky

The annual and hourly salary statistics of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Lexington-Fayette is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,190
25th Percentile Wage
$61,180
50th Percentile Wage
$76,750
75th Percentile Wage
$95,390
90th Percentile Wage
$114,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $114,060. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $49,190.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$76,750
7.49% 19.21%
2016
$71,000
6.85% -
2015
$66,140
3.39% -
2014
$63,900
-5.24% -
2013
$67,250
7.79% -
2012
$62,010
- -

Table 3. Compare Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary in Lexington-Fayette with Other Kentucky Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $76,750, Lexington-Fayette is the second highest paying city for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in state of Kentucky, following the highest paying city Louisville-Jefferson County (median annual salary of $83,970). Compared with Louisville-Jefferson County, the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Lexington-Fayette is 8.6 percent (8.6%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Louisville-Jefferson County
$83,970
Lexington-Fayette
$76,750
Evansville
$57,790
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$53,910



See also: Top paying jobs in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky.