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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of postsecondary education administrators in Louisville-Jefferson County 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 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,530
25th Percentile Wage
$48,990
50th Percentile Wage
$65,930
75th Percentile Wage
$102,450
90th Percentile Wage
$145,460

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $145,460. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $37,530.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.04
25th Percentile Wage
$23.56
50th Percentile Wage
$31.70
75th Percentile Wage
$49.26
90th Percentile Wage
$69.93

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $69.93. The median hourly salary is $31.70. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.04.

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
201665,930-0.03%-19.34%
201565,950-7.45%-
201470,860-20.58%-
201385,4407.91%-
201278,680--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Louisville-Jefferson County with Other Kentucky Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $65,930 in Louisville-Jefferson County 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 Louisville-Jefferson County is 31.6 percent (31.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Bowling Green and 11.1 percent (11.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Lexington-Fayette.

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 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky.