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 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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

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
$99,800
1.93% -3.11%
2016
$97,870
-3.75% -
2015
$101,540
2.28% -
2014
$99,220
10.30% -
2013
$89,000
-15.62% -
2012
$102,900
- -

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

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
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 Tuscaloosa, Alabama.