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 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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$95,430|
|25th Percentile Wage||$170,140|
|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 $170,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $95,430.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other physicians and surgeons from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||2-Year Growth|
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 $188,600). 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|| |
|Louisville-Jefferson County|| |
|South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area|| |