Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Auburn-Opelika, Alabama

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Auburn-Opelika, Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of postsecondary education administrators in Auburn-Opelika is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Auburn-Opelika, Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$62,060
25th Percentile Wage
$77,740
50th Percentile Wage
$100,850
75th Percentile Wage
$158,880
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Auburn-Opelika, Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $158,880. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $100,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $62,060.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29.84
25th Percentile Wage
$37.38
50th Percentile Wage
$48.49
75th Percentile Wage
$76.39
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Auburn-Opelika, Alabama. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $76.39. The median hourly salary is $48.49. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29.84.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary education administrators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016100,8503.05%8.62%
201597,7701.28%-
201496,5201.92%-
201394,6702.65%-
201292,160--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Auburn-Opelika with Other Alabama Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $100,850, Auburn-Opelika is the highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of Alabama, followed by Tuscaloosa (median annual salary $97,870). In comparison, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Auburn-Opelika is 3.0 percent (3.0%) higher than that in Tuscaloosa.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Auburn-Opelika
$100,850
Tuscaloosa
$97,870
Mobile
$91,960
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$84,020
Huntsville
$81,400
Montgomery
$80,320
Birmingham-Hoover
$78,430
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$72,760
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$70,310

See also: Top paying jobs in Auburn-Opelika, Alabama.