The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of postsecondary education administrators in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$50,700|
|25th Percentile Wage||$55,670|
|50th Percentile Wage||$63,500|
|75th Percentile Wage||$78,800|
|90th Percentile Wage||$99,200|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $99,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $50,700.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary education administrators from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $63,500, Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton is the lowest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of North Carolina, following city of Durham-Chapel Hill (median annual salary of $118,390). Compared with the highest paying city Durham-Chapel Hill, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton is 46.4 percent (46.4%) lower.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Durham-Chapel Hill|| |
|Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Greensboro-High Point|| |
|Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Rocky Mount|| |