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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,000
25th Percentile Wage
$58,330
50th Percentile Wage
$82,140
75th Percentile Wage
$113,170
90th Percentile Wage
$164,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in South 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 $164,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $43,000.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.67
25th Percentile Wage
$28.04
50th Percentile Wage
$39.49
75th Percentile Wage
$54.41
90th Percentile Wage
$79.02

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $79.02. The median hourly salary is $39.49. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.67.

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
201682,140-2.13%24.01%
201583,89020.03%-
201467,0901.94%-
201365,7905.12%-
201262,420--

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $82,140, South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area is the highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of Tennessee, followed by Memphis (median annual salary $78,030). In comparison, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area is 5.0 percent (5.0%) higher than that in Memphis.

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 South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee.