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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of postsecondary education administrators in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville 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 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$59,130
25th Percentile Wage
$75,830
50th Percentile Wage
$96,640
75th Percentile Wage
$136,850
90th Percentile Wage
$194,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $194,120. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $96,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $59,130.

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
$96,640
17.44% 17.78%
2016
$79,790
1.77% -
2015
$78,380
0.93% -
2014
$77,650
-23.43% -
2013
$95,840
17.09% -
2012
$79,460
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville with Other South Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $96,640 in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary education administrators in state of South Carolina. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville is 28.9 percent (28.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Augusta-Richmond County and 45.9 percent (45.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Augusta-Richmond County
$135,930
Columbia
$115,920
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$96,640
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$86,500
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$74,580
Florence
$69,690
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$69,060
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$68,560
Spartanburg
$65,950
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$63,120
Sumter
$62,740
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$52,300



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