Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Huntsville, Alabama

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,830
25th Percentile Wage
$63,680
50th Percentile Wage
$81,400
75th Percentile Wage
$119,520
90th Percentile Wage
$163,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Huntsville, Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $163,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $52,830.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.40
25th Percentile Wage
$30.62
50th Percentile Wage
$39.13
75th Percentile Wage
$57.46
90th Percentile Wage
$78.58

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Huntsville, Alabama. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $78.58. The median hourly salary is $39.13. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.40.

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
201681,4007.90%7.67%
201574,9702.25%-
201473,2801.00%-
201372,550-3.60%-
201275,160--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Huntsville with Other Alabama Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $81,400 in Huntsville 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 Huntsville is 19.3 percent (19.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Auburn-Opelika and 13.6 percent (13.6%) 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 Huntsville, Alabama.