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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of postsecondary education administrators in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin 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 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,980
25th Percentile Wage
$59,300
50th Percentile Wage
$83,150
75th Percentile Wage
$117,210
90th Percentile Wage
$167,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $167,790. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $83,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $46,980.

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
$83,150
10.40% 10.46%
2016
$74,500
-0.19% -
2015
$74,640
-0.62% -
2014
$75,100
2.85% -
2013
$72,960
-2.04% -
2012
$74,450
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin with Other Tennessee Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $83,150, Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin is the second highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of Tennessee, following the highest paying city Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary of $98,140). Compared with Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin is 15.3 percent (15.3%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$98,140
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$83,150
Memphis
$82,480
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$82,350
Knoxville
$79,590
Morristown
$74,180
Clarksville
$68,410
Chattanooga
$67,480
Jackson
$60,360
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$58,570
Johnson City
$54,030
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$51,020



See also: Top paying jobs in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee.