The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Chattanooga, Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Chattanooga is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$36,390|
|25th Percentile Wage||$46,250|
|50th Percentile Wage||$67,480|
|75th Percentile Wage||$96,190|
|90th Percentile Wage||$131,620|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Chattanooga, Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $131,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $36,390.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary education administrators from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $67,480 in Chattanooga is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary education administrators in state of Tennessee. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Chattanooga is 31.2 percent (31.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area and 24.4 percent (24.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
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|South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area|| |
|North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Johnson City|| |
|Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area|| |
See also: Top paying jobs in Chattanooga, Tennessee.