Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$59,210
25th Percentile Wage
$78,340
50th Percentile Wage
$98,140
75th Percentile Wage
$141,340
90th Percentile Wage
$180,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Western 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 $180,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $98,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $59,210.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$98,140
32.84% 35.67%
2013
$65,910
4.22% -
2012
$63,130
- -

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

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

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 Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee.