Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Raleigh-Cary 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 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,330
25th Percentile Wage
$71,000
50th Percentile Wage
$95,260
75th Percentile Wage
$135,890
90th Percentile Wage
$197,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $197,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $55,330.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26.60
25th Percentile Wage
$34.14
50th Percentile Wage
$45.80
75th Percentile Wage
$65.33
90th Percentile Wage
$95.08

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $95.08. The median hourly salary is $45.80. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.60.

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
201695,2602.32%-9.86%
201593,0500.42%-
201492,660-22.34%-
2013113,3607.68%-
2012104,650--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Raleigh-Cary with Other North Carolina Cities

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

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 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina.