Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teacher Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,140
25th Percentile Wage
$54,380
50th Percentile Wage
$61,570
75th Percentile Wage
$80,810
90th Percentile Wage
$100,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $100,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,140.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$61,570
0.42% 6.29%
2016
$61,310
-4.18% -
2015
$63,870
-4.37% -
2014
$66,660
6.63% -
2013
$62,240
7.29% -
2012
$57,700
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers in state of Kentucky ranges from $59,630 to $76,950. The highest paying area for postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers in Kentucky is West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $76,950. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Louisville-Jefferson County (mean annual salary $73,380). The lowest paying area is South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $59,630.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$76,950
Louisville-Jefferson County
$73,380
Evansville
$62,710
Lexington-Fayette
$60,890
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$59,630




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