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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 information 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [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
$47,070
25th Percentile Wage
$60,200
50th Percentile Wage
$79,790
75th Percentile Wage
$126,640
90th Percentile Wage
$191,630

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 $191,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $47,070.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22.63
25th Percentile Wage
$28.94
50th Percentile Wage
$38.36
75th Percentile Wage
$60.88
90th Percentile Wage
$92.13

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $92.13. The median hourly salary is $38.36. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22.63.

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
201679,7901.77%0.41%
201578,3800.93%-
201477,650-23.43%-
201395,84017.09%-
201279,460--

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 $79,790 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 38.8 percent (38.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Augusta-Richmond County and 53.3 percent (53.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Augusta-Richmond County
$130,360
Columbia
$94,950
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$82,370
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$79,790
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$71,140
Florence
$69,690
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$68,560
Spartanburg
$66,920
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$66,720
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$37,290

See also: Top paying jobs in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina.