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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta 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 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,230
25th Percentile Wage
$68,830
50th Percentile Wage
$89,960
75th Percentile Wage
$123,030
90th Percentile Wage
$170,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $170,520. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $89,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $57,230.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.51
25th Percentile Wage
$33.09
50th Percentile Wage
$43.25
75th Percentile Wage
$59.15
90th Percentile Wage
$81.98

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $81.98. The median hourly salary is $43.25. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.51.

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
201689,9601.26%-2.12%
201588,830-2.54%-
201491,090-10.05%-
2013100,2408.35%-
201291,870--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta with Other Georgia Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $89,960 in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary education administrators in state of Georgia. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta is 24.2 percent (24.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Athens-Clarke County and 14.0 percent (14.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying North Georgia nonmetropolitan area.

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 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia.