Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrator Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for elementary and secondary school education administrators in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of elementary and secondary school education administrators among Tennessee metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators in Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,220
25th Percentile Wage
$62,140
50th Percentile Wage
$75,920
75th Percentile Wage
$92,350
90th Percentile Wage
$104,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary and secondary school education administrators in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $104,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $75,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,220.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for elementary and secondary school education administrators in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201675,9201.88%3.66%
201574,490-0.05%-
201474,5301.22%-
201373,6200.65%-
201273,140--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators in Tennessee Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators in state of Tennessee ranges from $64,960 to $89,110. The highest paying area for elementary and secondary school education administrators in Tennessee is Clarksville with a median annual salary of $89,110. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Memphis (mean annual salary $84,690). The lowest paying area is Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $64,960.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Clarksville
$89,110
Memphis
$84,690
Chattanooga
$81,590
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$80,430
Knoxville
$77,660
Cleveland
$76,750
Morristown
$72,040
Jackson
$71,730
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$69,190
Johnson City
$69,130
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$68,870
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$67,600
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$64,960



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