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Barbers in Kentucky

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$36,150 Median Salary
  • Barbers in Kentucky earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Barbers Work in Kentucky?

300 people worked as Barbers in 2018 in this state.

The typical state has 420 Barbers working in it, which means Kentucky has fewer Barbers than average.

Barbers in KY vs. the Average State

What do Barbers Make in Kentucky?

In 2018 wages for Barbers ranged from $18,150 to $61,240 with $36,150 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $8.73 to $29.44. The median hourly rate was $17.38.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $17.41 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.03.

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

Barbers Earnings: KY vs. National Average

Top Kentucky Metros for Barbers

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 240 $37,380

Top States for Barbers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Barbers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 3,790 $28,820
California 1,570 $25,660
Pennsylvania 1,230 $24,780
North Carolina 990 $30,330
Florida 970 $19,490
Colorado 720 $30,110
Massachusetts 540 $39,160
Georgia 420 $24,360
Minnesota 390 $32,050
Missouri 380 $22,850
Maryland 360 $53,780
Kentucky 300 $36,150
Louisiana 260 $30,200
Alabama 170 $34,260
Connecticut 50 $27,040

Below are the states where Barbers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Washington $54,180
Maryland $53,780
Illinois $43,220
Massachusetts $39,160
District of Columbia $38,310
Virginia $37,090
Ohio $36,560
Kentucky $36,150
Iowa $34,580
Alabama $34,260

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