Other Physicians and Surgeons Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for other physicians and surgeons in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of other physicians and surgeons 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Other Physicians and Surgeons in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,490
25th Percentile Wage
$62,170
50th Percentile Wage
$179,690
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other physicians and surgeons in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $179,690. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $62,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,490.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.72
25th Percentile Wage
$29.89
50th Percentile Wage
$86.39
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for other physicians and surgeons in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The median hourly salary is $86.39. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $29.89. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.72.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of other physicians and surgeons from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2016179,690-1.98%2.85%
2015183,2404.73%-
2014174,570--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Other Physicians and Surgeons in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of other physicians and surgeons in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of other physicians and surgeons in state of Kentucky ranges from $127,640 to $194,530. The highest paying area for other physicians and surgeons in Kentucky is West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $194,530. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Louisville-Jefferson County (mean annual salary $132,330). The lowest paying area is Lexington-Fayette with a median annual salary of $127,640.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$194,530
Louisville-Jefferson County
$132,330
Lexington-Fayette
$127,640



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