Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary education administrators in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators among Georgia areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,080
25th Percentile Wage
$70,270
50th Percentile Wage
$94,680
75th Percentile Wage
$129,550
90th Percentile Wage
$193,250

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $193,250. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $94,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $56,080.

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
$94,680
3.14% 9.46%
2015
$91,710
2.12% -
2014
$89,770
-2.06% -
2013
$91,620
6.44% -
2012
$85,720
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Georgia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in state of Georgia ranges from $63,050 to $118,610. The highest paying area for postsecondary education administrators in Georgia is Athens-Clarke County with a median annual salary of $118,610. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Savannah (mean annual salary $117,780). The lowest paying area is Warner Robins with a median annual salary of $63,050.

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




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