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Substitute Teacher Salary Information in Kentucky

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Substitute Teachers in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,710
25th Percentile Wage
$18,500
50th Percentile Wage
$21,160
75th Percentile Wage
$24,230
90th Percentile Wage
$29,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for substitute teachers in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $29,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $21,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,710.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$21,160
10.26% -36.34%
2016
$18,990
-36.60% -
2015
$25,940
-2.78% -
2014
$26,660
6.90% -
2013
$24,820
-16.24% -
2012
$28,850
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Substitute Teachers in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of substitute teachers in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of substitute teachers in state of Kentucky ranges from $21,760 to $22,170. The highest paying area for substitute teachers in Kentucky is Evansville with a median annual salary of $22,170. The lowest paying area is Louisville-Jefferson County with a median annual salary of $21,760.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Evansville
$22,170
Louisville-Jefferson County
$21,760




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