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Petroleum Engineer Salary Information in Kentucky

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,930
25th Percentile Wage
$89,840
50th Percentile Wage
$119,310
75th Percentile Wage
$146,340
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for petroleum engineers in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $146,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $119,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,930.





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