The minimum wage in Kentucky Is $7.25 per hour, which is the same as the federal minimum wage. There are some exceptions to this rule, such as tipped workers and certain types of trainees.
The Kentucky state minimum wage applies to all hours worked in Kentucky, regardless of whether the work is done within the state's borders or not. Some cities and counties in Kentucky have their own minimum wage laws that are higher than the state's, so workers in those areas are entitled to the higher wage.
The average wage in Kentucky is $20.28 per hour. The following is a list of some of the most common occupations in Kentucky and their corresponding hourly wages:
-Registered nurses: $26.56 per hour
-Elementary school teachers: $22.68 per hour
-Construction workers: $21.32 per hour
-Waiters and waitresses: $9.14 per hour