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Pharmacists Salary Information in East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky

The annual and hourly salary statistics of pharmacists in East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of pharmacists in East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Pharmacists in East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$87,250
25th Percentile Wage
$107,150
50th Percentile Wage
$119,900
75th Percentile Wage
$134,060
90th Percentile Wage
$154,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pharmacists in East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $154,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $119,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $87,250.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$119,900
0.40% -6.80%
2016
$119,420
6.12% -
2015
$112,110
-11.18% -
2014
$124,640
-1.65% -
2013
$126,700
-1.07% -
2012
$128,050
- -

Table 3. Compare Pharmacists Salary in East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with Other Kentucky Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $119,900 in East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for pharmacists in state of Kentucky. In comparison, the annual salary of pharmacists in East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area is 8.2 percent (8.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Bowling Green and 4.7 percent (4.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Lexington-Fayette.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bowling Green
$130,570
Louisville-Jefferson County
$130,040
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$128,780
Owensboro
$128,360
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$126,040
Evansville
$121,270
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$120,640
Elizabethtown
$120,280
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$119,900
Lexington-Fayette
$114,320



See also: Top paying jobs in East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky.