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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 data 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [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
$43,720
25th Percentile Wage
$55,410
50th Percentile Wage
$74,500
75th Percentile Wage
$107,250
90th Percentile Wage
$159,330

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 $159,330. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $43,720.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.02
25th Percentile Wage
$26.64
50th Percentile Wage
$35.82
75th Percentile Wage
$51.56
90th Percentile Wage
$76.59

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $76.59. The median hourly salary is $35.82. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.02.

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
201674,500-0.19%0.07%
201574,640-0.62%-
201475,1002.85%-
201372,960-2.04%-
201274,450--

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $74,500 in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin 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 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin is 9.3 percent (9.3%) lower than that in the highest paying South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area and 21.4 percent (21.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$82,140
Memphis
$78,030
Knoxville
$76,160
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$74,500
Chattanooga
$72,060
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$65,910
Jackson
$60,360
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$58,570

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