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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary education administrators from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|| |
|East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area|| |
|South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Louisville-Jefferson County|| |
|West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area|| |
|West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area|| |