Industrial Engineer Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for industrial engineers in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of industrial engineers 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 Industrial Engineers in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,650
25th Percentile Wage
$63,850
50th Percentile Wage
$76,820
75th Percentile Wage
$93,810
90th Percentile Wage
$111,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for industrial engineers in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $111,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,650.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of industrial engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$76,820
0.73% 10.41%
2016
$76,260
-1.53% -
2015
$77,430
1.45% -
2014
$76,310
1.27% -
2013
$75,340
8.65% -
2012
$68,820
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Industrial Engineers in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of industrial engineers in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of industrial engineers in state of Kentucky ranges from $64,670 to $86,240. The highest paying area for industrial engineers in Kentucky is West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $86,240. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Owensboro (mean annual salary $84,440). The lowest paying area is East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $64,670.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$86,240
Owensboro
$84,440
Bowling Green
$80,140
Lexington-Fayette
$79,740
Elizabethtown
$79,280
Louisville-Jefferson County
$74,720
Evansville
$73,260
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$71,600
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$70,680
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$64,670




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