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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 data 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [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.

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
$89,960
1.26% -2.12%
2015
$88,830
-2.54% -
2014
$91,090
-10.05% -
2013
$100,240
8.35% -
2012
$91,870
- -

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 29.9 percent (29.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying Warner Robins.

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 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia.