How Much do Secretaries Make in Kentucky?

Do secretaries in Kentucky make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Kentucky secretaries?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, secretaries in Kentucky earn an average of $34,410 a year, equivalent to $16.54 an hour.

This is 12% less than secretaries nationwide and 22% less than the typical Kentucky worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Kentucky Secretarie Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $23.87 $49,640
75th $19.59 $40,760
50th $16.15 $33,580
25th $12.99 $27,030
10th $10.09 $20,990
Kentucky Secretaries Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Bowling Green $16.82 $34,990
Elizabeth $15.72 $32,690
Lexington $17.92 $37,270
Louisville $17.63 $36,660
Owensboro $15.59 $32,430
Kentucky Secretarie Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $16.54 $34,410
2018 $15.84 $32,950
2017 $15.39 $32,010
2016 $15.15 $31,510
2015 $14.79 $30,760
2014 $14.58 $30,320
2013 $14.15 $29,440
2012 $13.81 $28,730
2011 $13.31 $27,690