Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Athens-Clarke County 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 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$60,180
25th Percentile Wage
$82,660
50th Percentile Wage
$118,610
75th Percentile Wage
$175,800
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $175,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $118,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $60,180.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28.93
25th Percentile Wage
$39.74
50th Percentile Wage
$57.02
75th Percentile Wage
$84.52
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $84.52. The median hourly salary is $57.02. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28.93.

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
2016118,6102.51%50.40%
2015115,6300.62%-
2014114,910-12.64%-
2013129,43054.55%-
201258,830--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Athens-Clarke County with Other Georgia Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $118,610, Athens-Clarke County is the highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of Georgia, followed by Savannah (median annual salary $109,960). In comparison, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Athens-Clarke County is 7.3 percent (7.3%) higher than that in Savannah.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Athens-Clarke County
$118,610
Savannah
$109,960
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$107,030
Albany
$102,440
Macon
$98,750
Rome
$98,620
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$89,960
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$89,590
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$78,720
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$77,340

See also: Top paying jobs in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia.