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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 statistics 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [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
$48,370
25th Percentile Wage
$60,550
50th Percentile Wage
$79,560
75th Percentile Wage
$116,420
90th Percentile Wage
$189,720

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 $189,720. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $48,370.

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
$79,560
7.11% -4.27%
2016
$73,900
-2.75% -
2015
$75,930
0.92% -
2014
$75,230
-10.28% -
2012
$82,960
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $79,560 in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary education administrators in state of Louisiana. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner is 6.3 percent (6.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Lafayette and 28.1 percent (28.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Hammond nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lafayette
$84,880
Lake Charles
$81,030
Baton Rouge
$80,830
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$79,560
Monroe
$79,140
Alexandria
$77,930
Shreveport-Bossier City
$76,300
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$73,460
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$66,180
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$57,180



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