Urban and Regional Planners Salary Information in Kentucky

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Urban and Regional Planners in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,430
25th Percentile Wage
$39,140
50th Percentile Wage
$49,270
75th Percentile Wage
$66,420
90th Percentile Wage
$80,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for urban and regional planners in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $80,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,430.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,270
-6.90% 7.96%
2016
$52,670
-1.82% -
2015
$53,630
3.80% -
2014
$51,590
2.07% -
2013
$50,520
10.23% -
2012
$45,350
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Urban and Regional Planners in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of urban and regional planners in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of urban and regional planners in state of Kentucky ranges from $36,610 to $62,510. The highest paying area for urban and regional planners in Kentucky is West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $62,510. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Lexington-Fayette (mean annual salary $61,550). The lowest paying area is South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $36,610.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$62,510
Lexington-Fayette
$61,550
Evansville
$54,510
Louisville-Jefferson County
$49,030
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$36,610




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