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Engineering Professors in Kentucky

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12.0% Jobs Projection
$79,380 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Engineering Professors in Kentucky are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Engineering Professors in Kentucky is growing faster than average.

  • Engineering Professors in Kentucky earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Engineering Professors Work in Kentucky?

There were approximately 170 workers employed as Engineering Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 150 Engineering Professors employed in this state in 2017.

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


The typical state has 510 Engineering Professors working in it, which means Kentucky has fewer Engineering Professors than average.


Job Projections for Kentucky

Jobs for Engineering Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 12.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.7%.


Kentucky Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 20 annual job openings, and 280 total jobs in 2026 for Engineering Professors in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 4,500 annual jobs and 54,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Engineering Professors Make in Kentucky?

In 2018 wages for Engineering Professors ranged from $39,580 to $107,850 with $79,380 being the median annual salary.

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


Top Kentucky Metros for Engineering Professors

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 320 $101,250

Top States for Engineering Professors Employment

View the list below to see where most Engineering Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 3,890 $108,180
Pennsylvania 2,950 $98,010
New York 2,900 $111,420
California 2,400 $124,990
Massachusetts 1,880 $130,020
Indiana 1,880 $0
Michigan 1,640 $100,320
Ohio 1,530 $99,590
North Carolina 1,400 $82,540
Illinois 1,330 $103,720
New Jersey 1,270 $0
Florida 1,170 $102,440
Colorado 1,040 $101,150
Maryland 890 $91,590
Virginia 850 $0
Washington 800 $91,460
South Carolina 610 $89,500
Tennessee 610 $95,290
Iowa 570 $102,490
Minnesota 530 $100,770

Below are the states where Engineering Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Massachusetts $130,020
California $124,990
Rhode Island $119,950
New Hampshire $118,380
New York $111,420
Idaho $111,200
Utah $108,660
Texas $108,180
Illinois $103,720
Connecticut $103,370

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