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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, Nurse Anesthetist CRNA 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

The average Registered Nurse Salary in Kentucky (KY)is $61,530 which is well below the national average figures for RN’s. There are approximately 44,410 Registered Nurses employed in the state of Kentucky across a wide range of industries.

Registered Nurse Salaries in Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Areas, Kentucky

The tables show employment figures, average salary information – by hour and annual salaries in Metropolitan and Non Metropolitan areas in 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

The average Nurse Practitioner Salary in Kentucky (KY) is $95,450 which is well below the national average wage for Nurse Practitioners. The most up to date figures show that there are 3,110 Nurse Practitioners employed in Kentucky over a wide range of industries. These figures do not include further specialties within the group.

Nurse Practitioner Salary in Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Areas, Kentucky

The tables below show employment figures, average salary information – by hour and annual salaries in Metropolitan and Non Metropolitan areas of Kentucky state.

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

The average Licensed Practical Nurse LPN Salary in Kentucky (KY) is $40,860 which is below the national average for LPN or LVN’S. The latest figures show that 10,140 LPN’s are employed in Kentucky state over a range of industries.

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

The table of data shows the total employment figures and the average salary information – by hour and annual salaries in Metropolitan and Non Metropolitan areas of Kentucky for Licensed Vocational Nurses/LPN’s.

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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Nurse Anesthetist CRNA Salary in Kentucky (KY)

The average Nurse Anesthetist Salary in Kentucky (KY) is $185,040 which is well above the national average wage scale for CRNA’s. The latest figures show that there are around 1,040 Nurse Anesthetists employed in the state of Kentucky in a few different industries. The following tables include employment figures, average CRNA salary data – by hour, week, month and annual salaries in Metropolitan and Non Metropolitan areas of Kentucky.

Nurse Anesthetist CRNA Salary in Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Areas, Kentucky

StateEmployment NumbersHourly WageAnnual Salary
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area170$85.24$177,310
Lexington-Fayette-$76.11$158,320
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area-$104.36$217,070
Louisville/Jefferson County390$95.15$197,920

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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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