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 data of postsecondary education administrators in Birmingham-Hoover 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 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,330
25th Percentile Wage
$65,560
50th Percentile Wage
$80,880
75th Percentile Wage
$105,680
90th Percentile Wage
$154,340

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 $154,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $80,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $56,330.

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
$80,880
3.03% -2.61%
2016
$78,430
-1.01% -
2015
$79,220
-6.37% -
2014
$84,270
7.77% -
2013
$77,720
-6.78% -
2012
$82,990
- -

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 $80,880 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 21.8 percent (21.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Auburn-Opelika and 10.6 percent (10.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southwest 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 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama.