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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$66,750
25th Percentile Wage
$81,020
50th Percentile Wage
$103,480
75th Percentile Wage
$155,050
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 $155,050. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $103,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $66,750.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary education administrators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$103,480
2.54% 10.94%
2016
$100,850
3.05% -
2015
$97,770
1.28% -
2014
$96,520
1.92% -
2013
$94,670
2.65% -
2012
$92,160
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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 $103,480, Auburn-Opelika is the highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of Alabama, followed by Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $102,900). In comparison, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Auburn-Opelika is .6 percent (.6%) higher than that in Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Auburn-Opelika
$103,480
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$102,900
Tuscaloosa
$99,800
Mobile
$94,650
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$82,550
Montgomery
$82,420
Birmingham-Hoover
$80,880
Huntsville
$79,210
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$76,140
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$72,760
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$72,310



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