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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, Virginia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of postsecondary education administrators in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford 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 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,710
25th Percentile Wage
$39,110
50th Percentile Wage
$45,530
75th Percentile Wage
$62,880
90th Percentile Wage
$128,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $128,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $34,710.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.69
25th Percentile Wage
$18.80
50th Percentile Wage
$21.89
75th Percentile Wage
$30.23
90th Percentile Wage
$61.57

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, Virginia. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $61.57. The median hourly salary is $21.89. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.69.

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 Growth1-Year Growth
201345,530-2.77%-2.77%
201246,790--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford with Other Virginia Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $45,530, Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford is the lowest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of Virginia, following city of Richmond (median annual salary of $99,670). In comparison, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford is 54.3 percent (54.3%) lower than that in the highest paying city Richmond.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Richmond
$99,670
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$94,840
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$86,380
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$83,190
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$75,640
Danville
$74,080
Roanoke
$72,150
Lynchburg
$57,890
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$57,200
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$45,530

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