Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Jackson, Mississippi

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Jackson, Mississippi are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Jackson 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 Jackson, Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,630
25th Percentile Wage
$56,150
50th Percentile Wage
$73,830
75th Percentile Wage
$98,660
90th Percentile Wage
$129,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Jackson, Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $129,950. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $45,630.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.94
25th Percentile Wage
$26.99
50th Percentile Wage
$35.50
75th Percentile Wage
$47.43
90th Percentile Wage
$62.48

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Jackson, Mississippi. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $62.48. The median hourly salary is $35.50. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.94.

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
201673,8305.23%5.78%
201569,970-0.46%-
201470,290-0.88%-
201370,9101.90%-
201269,560--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Jackson with Other Mississippi Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $73,830 in Jackson is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary education administrators in state of Mississippi. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Jackson is 7.3 percent (7.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area and 20.1 percent (20.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Gulfport-Biloxi.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$79,630
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$74,200
Jackson
$73,830
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$67,500
Gulfport-Biloxi
$58,980

See also: Top paying jobs in Jackson, Mississippi.