Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$64,050
25th Percentile Wage
$76,020
50th Percentile Wage
$97,870
75th Percentile Wage
$139,670
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 $97,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $64,050.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30.80
25th Percentile Wage
$36.54
50th Percentile Wage
$47.05
75th Percentile Wage
$67.15
90th Percentile Wage
$88.23

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $88.23. The median hourly salary is $47.05. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30.80.

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
201697,870-3.75%-5.14%
2015101,5402.28%-
201499,22010.30%-
201389,000-15.62%-
2012102,900--

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $97,870, Tuscaloosa is the second highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of Alabama, following the highest paying city Auburn-Opelika (median annual salary of $100,850). Compared with Auburn-Opelika, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Tuscaloosa is 3.0 percent (3.0%) lower.

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 Tuscaloosa, Alabama.