Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Richmond, Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,160
25th Percentile Wage
$73,530
50th Percentile Wage
$99,670
75th Percentile Wage
$126,720
90th Percentile Wage
$166,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Richmond, Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $166,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $99,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $58,160.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.96
25th Percentile Wage
$35.35
50th Percentile Wage
$47.92
75th Percentile Wage
$60.92
90th Percentile Wage
$80.04

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Richmond, Virginia. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $80.04. The median hourly salary is $47.92. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.96.

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
201699,67010.66%6.30%
201589,050-3.29%-
201491,9802.97%-
201389,250-4.64%-
201293,390--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Richmond with Other Virginia Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $99,670, Richmond is the highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of Virginia, followed by Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $94,840). In comparison, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Richmond is 4.8 percent (4.8%) higher than that in Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area.

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

See also: Top paying jobs in Richmond, Virginia.