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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of postsecondary education administrators in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area 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 North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,930
25th Percentile Wage
$43,510
50th Percentile Wage
$58,570
75th Percentile Wage
$91,350
90th Percentile Wage
$137,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $137,740. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $34,930.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.79
25th Percentile Wage
$20.92
50th Percentile Wage
$28.16
75th Percentile Wage
$43.92
90th Percentile Wage
$66.22

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $66.22. The median hourly salary is $28.16. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.79.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
201458,570-18.88%6.35%
201369,63021.23%-
201254,850--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with Other Tennessee Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $58,570, North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area is the lowest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of Tennessee, following city of South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary of $82,140). In comparison, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area is 28.7 percent (28.7%) lower than that in the highest paying city South 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 North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee.