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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,760
25th Percentile Wage
$37,310
50th Percentile Wage
$58,580
75th Percentile Wage
$94,170
90th Percentile Wage
$154,480

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 $154,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $33,760.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.23
25th Percentile Wage
$17.94
50th Percentile Wage
$28.16
75th Percentile Wage
$45.27
90th Percentile Wage
$74.27

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $74.27. The median hourly salary is $28.16. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.23.

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
201658,5802.56%-45.31%
201557,080-42.27%-
201481,2102.56%-
201379,130-7.57%-
201285,120--

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $58,580, Lexington-Fayette is the lowest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of Kentucky, following city of Bowling Green (median annual salary of $96,330). Also we note that in comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Lexington-Fayette is about 39.2 percent (39.2%) lower than that of the highest paying city Bowling Green.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bowling Green
$96,330
Evansville
$95,090
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$87,130
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$74,960
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$70,480
Louisville-Jefferson County
$65,930
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$64,200
Lexington-Fayette
$58,580

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