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 statistics 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [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
$60,260
25th Percentile Wage
$81,590
50th Percentile Wage
$118,390
75th Percentile Wage
$160,500
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 $160,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $118,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $60,260.

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
$118,390
-0.30% 11.62%
2016
$118,750
19.72% -
2015
$95,330
4.89% -
2014
$90,670
4.76% -
2013
$86,350
-21.17% -
2012
$104,630
- -

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 $118,390, Durham-Chapel Hill is the highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of North Carolina, followed by Greenville (median annual salary $113,730). In comparison, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Durham-Chapel Hill is 3.9 percent (3.9%) higher than that in Greenville.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill
$118,390
Greenville
$113,730
Wilmington
$98,010
Winston-Salem
$92,650
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$91,290
Fayetteville
$90,620
Greensboro-High Point
$89,850
Goldsboro
$77,230
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$75,890
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$75,700
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$70,760
Rocky Mount
$70,480
Asheville
$69,240
Raleigh-Cary
$69,060
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$63,500



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