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In Kentucky:

  • Workers on average earn $22,090.
  • 10% of workers earn $17,230 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $37,190 or more.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $29,670.
  • 10% of workers earn $20,860 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $59,070 or more.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2021 wage data external site .

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LocationAnnual Low (10%)Annual QL (25%)Annual Median (50%)Annual QU (75%)Annual High (90%)
United States$20,860$23,960$29,670$38,790$59,070
Kentucky$17,230$18,170$22,090$29,810$37,190
Bowling Green, KY$16,980$17,100$20,980$29,090$35,990
Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area$16,910$17,170$21,410$30,170$37,490
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN$19,670$21,980$29,540$37,460$46,850
Clarksville, TN-KY$16,890$22,090$23,270$34,540$44,000
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area$16,890$16,970$17,260$28,310$37,200
Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY$17,040$17,850$23,550$29,330$38,520
Evansville, IN-KY$17,100$21,330$27,470$35,970$44,040
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH$17,120$18,200$21,640$29,770$46,430
Lexington-Fayette, KY$17,800$17,980$21,610$27,920$35,050
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN$18,030$19,210$24,170$30,100$43,210
Owensboro, KY$17,360$17,530$21,530$28,740$34,940
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area$16,750$17,080$21,110$29,890$37,240
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area$16,750$16,980$18,800$30,130$36,940

In Kentucky:

  • Workers on average earn $10.62 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $8.28 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $17.88 or more per hour.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $14.26 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $10.03 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $28.40 or more per hour.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2021 wage data external site .

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LocationHourly Low (10%)Hourly QL (25%)Hourly Median (50%)Hourly QU (75%)Hourly High (90%)
United States$10.03$11.52$14.26$18.65$28.40
Kentucky$8.28$8.73$10.62$14.33$17.88
Bowling Green, KY$8.17$8.22$10.09$13.99$17.30
Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area$8.13$8.25$10.29$14.50$18.03
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN$9.46$10.57$14.20$18.01$22.52
Clarksville, TN-KY$8.12$10.62$11.19$16.61$21.16
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area$8.12$8.16$8.30$13.61$17.88
Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY$8.19$8.58$11.32$14.10$18.52
Evansville, IN-KY$8.22$10.25$13.21$17.29$21.17
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH$8.23$8.75$10.40$14.31$22.32
Lexington-Fayette, KY$8.56$8.65$10.39$13.42$16.85
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN$8.67$9.24$11.62$14.47$20.77
Owensboro, KY$8.35$8.43$10.35$13.82$16.80
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area$8.05$8.21$10.15$14.37$17.90
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area$8.05$8.16$9.04$14.49$17.76