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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [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
$48,650
25th Percentile Wage
$56,700
50th Percentile Wage
$68,770
75th Percentile Wage
$82,480
90th Percentile Wage
$109,620

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 $109,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $48,650.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23.39
25th Percentile Wage
$27.26
50th Percentile Wage
$33.06
75th Percentile Wage
$39.65
90th Percentile Wage
$52.70

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, North Carolina. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $52.70. The median hourly salary is $33.06. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23.39.

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
201668,770-3.14%14.85%
201570,9302.13%-
201469,42013.12%-
201360,3102.90%-
201258,560--

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $68,770 in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary education administrators in state of North Carolina. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton is 42.1 percent (42.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Durham-Chapel Hill and 11.7 percent (11.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Goldsboro.

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 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, North Carolina.