Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of postsecondary education administrators in Birmingham-Hoover 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 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,320
25th Percentile Wage
$63,450
50th Percentile Wage
$78,430
75th Percentile Wage
$102,980
90th Percentile Wage
$143,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $143,090. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $55,320.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26.60
25th Percentile Wage
$30.51
50th Percentile Wage
$37.71
75th Percentile Wage
$49.51
90th Percentile Wage
$68.79

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $68.79. The median hourly salary is $37.71. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.60.

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
201678,430-1.01%-5.81%
201579,220-6.37%-
201484,2707.77%-
201377,720-6.78%-
201282,990--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Birmingham-Hoover with Other Alabama Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $78,430 in Birmingham-Hoover is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary education administrators in state of Alabama. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Birmingham-Hoover is 22.2 percent (22.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Auburn-Opelika and 10.4 percent (10.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area.

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 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama.