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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary 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 $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|
|Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Florence-Muscle Shoals|| |
|Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area|| |