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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 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 Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,390
25th Percentile Wage
$58,450
50th Percentile Wage
$71,920
75th Percentile Wage
$93,150
90th Percentile Wage
$122,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $122,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $50,390.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.23
25th Percentile Wage
$28.10
50th Percentile Wage
$34.58
75th Percentile Wage
$44.78
90th Percentile Wage
$58.82

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $58.82. The median hourly salary is $34.58. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.23.

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
201671,9205.12%1.88%
201568,240-8.12%-
201473,7800.14%-
201373,6804.22%-
201270,570--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with Other North Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $71,920 in Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 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 Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area is 39.4 percent (39.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Durham-Chapel Hill and 15.6 percent (15.6%) 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 Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina.