Veterinary Technologists and Technician Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for veterinary technologists and technicians in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of veterinary technologists and technicians amongst Kentucky cities 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 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,510
25th Percentile Wage
$23,520
50th Percentile Wage
$30,740
75th Percentile Wage
$38,030
90th Percentile Wage
$48,940

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinary technologists and technicians in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $48,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $30,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,510.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$30,740
8.36% 13.21%
2016
$28,170
4.33% -
2015
$26,950
0.74% -
2014
$26,750
0.04% -
2013
$26,740
0.22% -
2012
$26,680
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Veterinary Technologists and Technicians in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of veterinary technologists and technicians in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of veterinary technologists and technicians in state of Kentucky ranges from $22,430 to $38,180. The highest paying area for veterinary technologists and technicians in Kentucky is Lexington-Fayette with a median annual salary of $38,180. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Evansville (mean annual salary $30,790). The lowest paying area is Elizabethtown with a median annual salary of $22,430.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lexington-Fayette
$38,180
Evansville
$30,790
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$29,370
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$25,940
Louisville-Jefferson County
$25,680
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$24,430
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$23,960
Elizabethtown
$22,430




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