Salary Search

Salaries displayed in the search include employees of Executive, Judicial and Legislative Branch agencies as well as post-secondary educational institutions. The data contained in this database is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an official business record.

The Personnel Cabinet provides the salary data for the Executive, Judicial and Legislative Branch agencies; however, the Personnel Cabinet’s payroll authority for salary purposes extends only to the Executive Branch. Furthermore, please note the following:

  • This data is provided by the Personnel Cabinet on the 24th of each month and is reflective of Kentucky Human Resource Information System (KHRIS) records as-of that date. Information reflected in this database may take up to 3 business days to update.
  • ​Please be advised that it is not an unlawful practice for an employer to apply different standards of compensation pursuant to a merit system or to employees who work in different locations. KRS 344.100. Furthermore, KRS Chapter 337 exempts merit systems from equal pay requirements. In other words, pay among employees in a merit system is not required to be uniform within or across job classifications or the various counties of the Commonwealth.

Salary data for the Post-Secondary Educational Institutions is provided by the individual institutions and is not provided on a regular schedule. Questions may be directed as noted at the bottom of this page.​

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General questions with respect to the Executive Branch salary database
Please contact the Personnel Cabinet's Public Information ​Office at 502-564-7430. 

Requests for copies of official records
Please make your request in​ writing to the Custodian of Records, Personnel Cabinet, 501 High Street, Third Floor, Frankfort, KY. 40601.

Judicial Branch
Please contact the Kentucky Court of Justice, Human Resources office at 502-573-2350.

Legislative Branch
Please contact the Legislative Research Commission, Human Resources and Professional Development Office at 502-564-8100.

Universities/Community and Technical College Salary
Please contact the individual ​school.