Personal Financial Advisor Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for personal financial advisors in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of personal financial advisors amongst Kentucky cities 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 Personal Financial Advisors in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,440
25th Percentile Wage
$46,240
50th Percentile Wage
$66,440
75th Percentile Wage
$112,340
90th Percentile Wage
$169,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for personal financial advisors in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $169,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,440.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.55
25th Percentile Wage
$22.23
50th Percentile Wage
$31.94
75th Percentile Wage
$54.01
90th Percentile Wage
$81.68

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for personal financial advisors in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $81.68. The median hourly salary is $31.94. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.55.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of personal financial advisors from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201666,4406.07%17.70%
201562,41017.21%-
201451,670-5.83%-
201354,6800.00%-
201254,680--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Personal Financial Advisors in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of personal financial advisors in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of personal financial advisors in state of Kentucky ranges from $34,860 to $76,170. The highest paying area for personal financial advisors in Kentucky is Evansville with a median annual salary of $76,170. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Lexington-Fayette (mean annual salary $75,220). The lowest paying area is West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $34,860.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Evansville
$76,170
Lexington-Fayette
$75,220
Louisville-Jefferson County
$70,490
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$60,720
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$34,860


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