Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of postsecondary education administrators in Lexington-Fayette 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 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,790
25th Percentile Wage
$49,360
50th Percentile Wage
$65,320
75th Percentile Wage
$94,770
90th Percentile Wage
$159,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $159,950. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $37,790.

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
$65,320
10.32% -30.31%
2016
$58,580
2.56% -
2015
$57,080
-42.27% -
2014
$81,210
2.56% -
2013
$79,130
-7.57% -
2012
$85,120
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Lexington-Fayette with Other Kentucky Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $65,320 in Lexington-Fayette is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary education administrators in state of Kentucky. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Lexington-Fayette is 32.2 percent (32.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Bowling Green and 1.7 percent (1.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area.

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



See also: Top paying jobs in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky.