Postsecondary Vocational Education Teacher Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary vocational education teachers in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary vocational education teachers 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,870
25th Percentile Wage
$43,920
50th Percentile Wage
$49,970
75th Percentile Wage
$59,220
90th Percentile Wage
$65,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary vocational education teachers in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $65,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,870.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.17
25th Percentile Wage
$21.12
50th Percentile Wage
$24.02
75th Percentile Wage
$28.47
90th Percentile Wage
$31.72

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary vocational education teachers in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $31.72. The median hourly salary is $24.02. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.17.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201649,9702.92%1.86%
201548,5102.37%-
201447,360-3.32%-
201348,930-0.22%-
201249,040--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers in state of Kentucky ranges from $37,700 to $70,890. The highest paying area for postsecondary vocational education teachers in Kentucky is Evansville with a median annual salary of $70,890. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Lexington-Fayette (mean annual salary $53,550). The lowest paying area is Bowling Green with a median annual salary of $37,700.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Evansville
$70,890
Lexington-Fayette
$53,550
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$53,090
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$52,130
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$51,940
Louisville-Jefferson County
$49,260
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$47,360
Elizabethtown
$45,290
Owensboro
$45,180
Bowling Green
$37,700


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