Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary education administrators in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators among Kentucky 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 Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,140
25th Percentile Wage
$51,840
50th Percentile Wage
$68,690
75th Percentile Wage
$99,920
90th Percentile Wage
$137,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $137,710. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,140.

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 Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$68,690
-2.85% -13.82%
2016
$70,650
7.25% -
2015
$65,530
-12.04% -
2014
$73,420
-6.21% -
2013
$77,980
-0.26% -
2012
$78,180
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in state of Kentucky ranges from $64,200 to $96,330. The highest paying area for postsecondary education administrators in Kentucky is Bowling Green with a median annual salary of $96,330. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Evansville (mean annual salary $95,300). The lowest paying area is West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $64,200.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bowling Green
$96,330
Evansville
$95,300
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$77,530
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$70,840
Louisville-Jefferson County
$70,200
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$68,600
Owensboro
$68,010
Lexington-Fayette
$65,320
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$64,200




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