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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, North Carolina

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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

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
$63,500
-8.30% 7.78%
2016
$68,770
-3.14% -
2015
$70,930
2.13% -
2014
$69,420
13.12% -
2013
$60,310
2.90% -
2012
$58,560
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton with Other North Carolina Cities

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
$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



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