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Nurse Salary in Kentucky

On this page you can look at the data available for different nursing salaries in the U.S. state of Kentucky (KY). Use the Contents Table below to click on the type of nursing specialty you require more information about – we have covered these types of nurse so far – Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses and LPN/LVN’s – all the salary data is for Kentucky state.

In the following tables you can see a comparison with state and national average salaries for each career as well as a detailed breakdown of employment and salaries.

Registered Nurse Salary in Kentucky

Registered Nurse Salaries in Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Areas, Kentucky

StateEmployment NumbersHourly WageAnnual Salary
Bowling Green 1,640 $28.61$59,520
Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area 3,030 $27.54$57,280
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area 3,300 $27.01$56,190
Elizabethtown-Fort Knox 1,160 $29.14$60,600
Lexington-Fayette 7,250 $30.07$62,530
Owensboro 1,570 $29.68$61,740
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area 3,460 $27.76$57,740
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area 3,560 $27.33$56,840
Louisville/Jefferson County 14,880 $30.57$63,580

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Nurse Practitioner Salary in Kentucky

Nurse Practitioner Salary in Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Areas, Kentucky

StateEmployment NumbersHourly WageAnnual Salary
Bowling Green130$41.58$86,480
Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area220$41.13$85,540
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area310$40.30$83,810
Elizabethtown-Fort Knox100$49.79$103,570
Lexington-Fayette540$44.73$93,040
Owensboro110$47.26$98,310
S Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area220$45.54$94,720
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area210$48.30$100,470
Louisville/Jefferson County 1,110 $48.72$101,340

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Licensed Practical Nurse LPN / LVN Salary in Kentucky

Licensed Practical Nurse LPN / LVN Salaries in Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Areas, Kentucky

StateEmployment NumbersHourly WageAnnual Salary
Bowling Green220$19.77$41,130
Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area 1,220 $19.11$39,740
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area960$17.03$35,430
Elizabethtown-Fort Knox310$20.07$41,750
Lexington-Fayette970$20.89$43,450
Owensboro210$21.69$45,110
S Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area 1,300 $17.84$37,110
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area950$18.65$38,790
Louisville/Jefferson County 3,420 $20.63$42,910

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Kentucky KY. State capital is Frankfort. Largest cities are Lexington-Fayette, Fayette and Louisville. Latest population figures 4,425,092. Per capita income is $38,989.

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