Public Relations and Fundraising Manager Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for public relations and fundraising managers in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of public relations and fundraising managers 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 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,480
25th Percentile Wage
$53,000
50th Percentile Wage
$77,080
75th Percentile Wage
$111,960
90th Percentile Wage
$146,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for public relations and fundraising managers in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $146,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,480.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of public relations and fundraising managers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$77,080
1.98% 13.53%
2016
$75,550
1.76% -
2015
$74,220
4.84% -
2014
$70,630
2.02% -
2013
$69,200
3.68% -
2012
$66,650
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Public Relations and Fundraising Managers in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of public relations and fundraising managers in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of public relations and fundraising managers in state of Kentucky ranges from $57,780 to $87,820. The highest paying area for public relations and fundraising managers in Kentucky is Louisville-Jefferson County with a median annual salary of $87,820. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Lexington-Fayette (mean annual salary $83,990). The lowest paying area is Bowling Green with a median annual salary of $57,780.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Louisville-Jefferson County
$87,820
Lexington-Fayette
$83,990
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$77,780
Evansville
$69,240
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$63,050
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$59,230
Bowling Green
$57,780




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