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 information 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [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.

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 Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$118,610
2.51% 50.40%
2015
$115,630
0.62% -
2014
$114,910
-12.64% -
2013
$129,430
54.55% -
2012
$58,830
- -

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 $117,780). In comparison, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Athens-Clarke County is .7 percent (.7%) higher than that in Savannah.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Athens-Clarke County
$118,610
Savannah
$117,780
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$114,110
Macon
$112,030
Rome
$102,900
Albany
$102,440
Valdosta
$99,080
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$89,960
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$88,360
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$81,120
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$78,720
Gainesville
$75,820
Columbus
$71,340
Warner Robins
$63,050



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