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Agricultural Engineers in Kentucky

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$62,320 Median Salary
0 Job Openings
  • Agricultural Engineers in Kentucky earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Agricultural Engineers Work in Kentucky?

In 2018, there were 80 Agricultural Engineers working in the state.

There were 60 Agricultural Engineers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The amount of Agricultural Engineers working in the state is similar to the average state.


Job Projections for Kentucky

Jobs for Agricultural Engineers in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 7.4%.


Kentucky Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 0 annual job openings, and 50 total jobs in 2026 for Agricultural Engineers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 200 annual jobs and 2,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Agricultural Engineers Make in Kentucky?

In 2018 wages for Agricultural Engineers ranged from $43,800 to $97,580 with $62,320 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $21.06 to $46.92. The median hourly rate was $29.96.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $32.79 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $2.83.

The median salary in Kentucky is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Kentucky Metros for Agricultural Engineers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Agricultural Engineers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 40 $56,940

Top States for Agricultural Engineers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Agricultural Engineers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 270 $75,520
Iowa 190 $80,640
Ohio 100 $79,240
Indiana 90 $76,970
Texas 90 $0
Kentucky 80 $62,320
Illinois 70 $87,030
Florida 70 $74,470
Pennsylvania 40 $71,400
South Dakota 40 $62,060
Kansas 30 $0

Below are the states where Agricultural Engineers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Illinois $87,030
Iowa $80,640
Ohio $79,240
Indiana $76,970
California $75,520
Florida $74,470
Pennsylvania $71,400
Kentucky $62,320
South Dakota $62,060


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