Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Mississippi

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary education administrators in the state of Mississippi are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators among Mississippi metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,590
25th Percentile Wage
$59,490
50th Percentile Wage
$79,060
75th Percentile Wage
$107,480
90th Percentile Wage
$158,150

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $158,150. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,590.

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
$79,060
4.40% 4.93%
2016
$75,580
0.29% -
2015
$75,360
-4.95% -
2014
$79,090
2.33% -
2013
$77,250
2.71% -
2012
$75,160
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Mississippi Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in state of Mississippi ranges from $74,030 to $81,890. The highest paying area for postsecondary education administrators in Mississippi is Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $81,890. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $79,710). The lowest paying area is Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $74,030.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$81,890
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$79,710
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$79,680
Gulfport-Biloxi
$79,160
Jackson
$78,290
Hattiesburg
$78,000
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$74,030




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