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Surveyors Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for surveyors in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of surveyors amongst 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 Surveyors in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,980
25th Percentile Wage
$40,260
50th Percentile Wage
$53,140
75th Percentile Wage
$65,470
90th Percentile Wage
$79,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveyors in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,980.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$53,140
2.58% 9.56%
2016
$51,770
5.18% -
2015
$49,090
-0.20% -
2014
$49,190
4.27% -
2013
$47,090
-2.06% -
2012
$48,060
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Surveyors in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surveyors in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surveyors in state of Kentucky ranges from $36,190 to $64,380. The highest paying area for surveyors in Kentucky is Evansville with a median annual salary of $64,380. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Lexington-Fayette (mean annual salary $56,760). The lowest paying area is West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $36,190.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Evansville
$64,380
Lexington-Fayette
$56,760
Louisville-Jefferson County
$52,280
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$47,800
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$46,740
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$40,270
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$36,190




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