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Is Kentucky a good place for you to work as a Teller?

-4% Jobs Projection
$26,980 Median Salary
950 Job Openings

While jobs for Tellers in Kentucky are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Tellers in Kentucky is expected to decrease.

  • Tellers in Kentucky earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Tellers Work in Kentucky?

In 2018, there were 6,970 Tellers working in the state.

There were 7,190 Tellers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 220 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 6,220 Tellers working in it, which means Kentucky has more Tellers than average.


Job Projections for Kentucky

Jobs for Tellers in this state are declining at a rate of 3.8% which is a slower decline than the nationwide estimated projection of %.


Kentucky Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 950 annual Tellers job openings in Kentucky, and 8,330 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 51,500 annual jobs and 460,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Tellers Make in Kentucky?

In 2018 wages for Tellers ranged from $20,790 to $37,180 with $26,980 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10 to $17.88. The median hourly rate was $12.97.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $12.29 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.68.

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


Top Kentucky Metros for Tellers

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 3,000 $29,370
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 1,760 $28,620
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 780 $25,540
Lexington-Fayette, KY 670 $27,350
Evansville, IN-KY 570 $27,620
Clarksville, TN-KY 360 $26,360
Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY 300 $25,890
Bowling Green, KY 270 $25,690
Owensboro, KY 260 $28,310

Top States for Tellers Employment

View the list below to see where most Tellers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 47,520 $28,130
California 43,070 $31,030
Florida 28,090 $31,280
New York 24,920 $31,100
Pennsylvania 20,500 $28,950
Illinois 18,530 $29,120
Ohio 18,080 $28,340
Michigan 15,180 $29,050
New Jersey 13,380 $32,020
North Carolina 11,850 $31,240
Georgia 11,680 $30,250
Missouri 11,080 $26,670
Wisconsin 11,060 $28,490
Washington 11,040 $32,970
Tennessee 11,000 $27,530
Virginia 10,980 $30,710
Massachusetts 10,970 $31,530
Indiana 9,880 $27,400
Alabama 9,630 $27,300
Louisiana 8,370 $27,610

Below are the states where Tellers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $34,420
Washington $32,970
Maryland $32,090
New Jersey $32,020
Massachusetts $31,530
Connecticut $31,500
Hawaii $31,320
Florida $31,280
North Carolina $31,240
New York $31,100

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