Human Resources Manager Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for human resources managers in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of human resources managers amongst 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 Human Resources Managers in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,540
25th Percentile Wage
$66,910
50th Percentile Wage
$88,120
75th Percentile Wage
$115,880
90th Percentile Wage
$145,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources managers in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $145,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $88,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,540.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$88,120
0.59% 10.67%
2016
$87,600
2.55% -
2015
$85,370
2.01% -
2014
$83,650
1.98% -
2013
$81,990
3.99% -
2012
$78,720
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Human Resources Managers in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of human resources managers in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of human resources managers in state of Kentucky ranges from $70,580 to $129,230. The highest paying area for human resources managers in Kentucky is Elizabethtown with a median annual salary of $129,230. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Evansville (mean annual salary $105,140). The lowest paying area is Owensboro with a median annual salary of $70,580.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Elizabethtown
$129,230
Evansville
$105,140
Louisville-Jefferson County
$99,010
Lexington-Fayette
$91,320
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$83,300
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$82,310
Bowling Green
$79,720
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$79,520
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$77,630
Owensboro
$70,580




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