The annual and hourly salary statistics of elementary and secondary school education administrators in Decatur, Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of elementary and secondary school education administrators in Decatur is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$66,670|
|25th Percentile Wage||$81,530|
|50th Percentile Wage||$90,530|
|75th Percentile Wage||$98,770|
|90th Percentile Wage||$104,340|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary and secondary school education administrators in Decatur, Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $104,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $66,670.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $90,530, Decatur is the highest paying city for elementary and secondary school education administrators in state of Alabama, followed by Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $85,910). In comparison, the median annual salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators in Decatur is 5.1 percent (5.1%) higher than that in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Florence-Muscle Shoals|| |
|Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area|| |