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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of postsecondary education administrators in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner 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 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,040
25th Percentile Wage
$56,640
50th Percentile Wage
$73,900
75th Percentile Wage
$97,560
90th Percentile Wage
$139,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $139,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $46,040.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22.13
25th Percentile Wage
$27.23
50th Percentile Wage
$35.53
75th Percentile Wage
$46.90
90th Percentile Wage
$67.01

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $67.01. The median hourly salary is $35.53. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22.13.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201673,900-2.75%-12.26%
201575,9300.92%-
201475,230-10.28%-
201282,960--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner with Other Louisiana Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $73,900, New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner is the highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of Louisiana, followed by Shreveport-Bossier City (median annual salary $72,840). In comparison, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner is 1.4 percent (1.4%) higher than that in Shreveport-Bossier City.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$73,900
Shreveport-Bossier City
$72,840

See also: Top paying jobs in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana.