The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Tuscaloosa, Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Tuscaloosa 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||$61,520|
|25th Percentile Wage||$75,890|
|50th Percentile Wage||$99,800|
|75th Percentile Wage||$143,850|
|90th Percentile Wage||$183,520|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $183,520. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $99,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $61,520.
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 the median annual salary of $99,800 in Tuscaloosa 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 Tuscaloosa is 3.6 percent (3.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Auburn-Opelika and 27.5 percent (27.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southwest 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|| |