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Kentucky Salary Guide

  • Accountants (Wages $60,360)
  • Accountants and Auditors (Wages $60,360)
  • Actors (Wages N/A)
  • Acupuncturists (Wages $58,020)
  • Acute Care Nurses (Wages $61,780)
  • Adapted Physical Education Specialists (Wages $58,190)
  • Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders (Wages $37,740)
  • Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers (Wages $43,190)
  • Administrative Services Managers (Wages $70,760)
  • Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors (Wages $36,500)

Kentucky Salary Guide

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What Are The Highest Paying Careers In Kentucky?

These are the highest paying jobs / occupations in Kentucky.

What Are The Highest Paying Careers In Kentucky?

These are the highest paying jobs / occupations in Kentucky.

What Are The Fastest Growing Careers In Kentucky?

These are the fastest growing careers / occupations in Kentucky .
  • Home Health Aides
  • Personal Care Aides
  • Statisticians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants

What Are The Fastest Growing Careers In Kentucky?

These are the fastest growing careers / occupations in Kentucky .

We found 422 growing occupations in Kentucky.

Career
2016
2026
Percent Change
Typical Education
2,600
3,700
42%
High school diploma or equivalent
16,370
23,010
41%
High school diploma or equivalent
90
130
36%
Master's degree
3,020
4,010
33%
Master's degree
1,010
1,340
33%
Master's degree

What Careers Have Declining Employment In Kentucky?

These are the occupations expected to have the largest declining employment rate in Kentucky over a 10-year period.
  • Respiratory Therapy Technicians
  • Prepress Technicians and Workers
  • Word Processors and Typists
  • Print Binding and Finishing Workers
  • Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

What Careers Have Declining Employment In Kentucky?

These are the occupations expected to have the largest declining employment rate in Kentucky over a 10-year period.

We found 119 growing occupations in Kentucky.

Career
2016
2026
Percent Change
Typical Education
200
100
-57%
Associate's degree
500
300
-36%
Postsecondary non-degree award
200
100
-33%
High school diploma or equivalent
1,100
800
-27%
High school diploma or equivalent
N/A
N/A
-26%
High school diploma or equivalent

What Careers Have The Largest Employment In Kentucky

These are the occupations expected to have the largest rate of employment in Kentucky over a 10-year period. This does not mean these are the occupations with the most openings.
  • Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
  • Retail Salespersons
  • Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
  • Cashiers
  • Registered Nurses

What Careers Have The Largest Employment In Kentucky

These are the occupations expected to have the largest rate of employment in Kentucky over a 10-year period. This does not mean these are the occupations with the most openings.

We found 541 growing occupations in Kentucky.

Career
2016 Employment
Typical Education
58,200
No formal educational credential
53,690
No formal educational credential
49,550
No formal educational credential
46,270
Bachelor's degree

What Careers Have The Most Openings In Kentucky?

These are the occupations expected to have the most openings in Kentucky over a 10-year period.
  • Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
  • Cashiers
  • Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
  • Retail Salespersons
  • Waiters and Waitresses

What Careers Have The Most Openings In Kentucky?

These are the occupations expected to have the most openings in Kentucky over a 10-year period.

We found 530 growing occupations in Kentucky.

Career
2016 Employment
Projected Annual Job Openings
Typical Education
67,890
14,320
No formal educational credential
49,550
8,830
No formal educational credential
53,690
8,580
No formal educational credential
58,200
8,410
No formal educational credential
29,410
5,820
No formal educational credential

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