Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of postsecondary education administrators in Durham-Chapel Hill 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 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$60,620
25th Percentile Wage
$82,300
50th Percentile Wage
$118,750
75th Percentile Wage
$164,900
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $164,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $118,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $60,620.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29.15
25th Percentile Wage
$39.57
50th Percentile Wage
$57.09
75th Percentile Wage
$79.28
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $79.28. The median hourly salary is $57.09. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29.15.

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
2016118,75019.72%11.89%
201595,3304.89%-
201490,6704.76%-
201386,350-21.17%-
2012104,630--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Durham-Chapel Hill with Other North Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $118,750, Durham-Chapel Hill is the highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of North Carolina, followed by Raleigh-Cary (median annual salary $95,260). In comparison, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Durham-Chapel Hill is 19.8 percent (19.8%) higher than that in Raleigh-Cary.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill
$118,750
Raleigh-Cary
$95,260
Winston-Salem
$92,650
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$91,290
Greensboro-High Point
$90,990
Wilmington
$86,910
Fayetteville
$85,800
Asheville
$79,990
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$76,650
Rocky Mount
$76,430
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$71,920
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$68,770
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$66,110
Goldsboro
$60,730

See also: Top paying jobs in Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina.