Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Roanoke, Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$62,470
25th Percentile Wage
$73,200
50th Percentile Wage
$90,350
75th Percentile Wage
$124,400
90th Percentile Wage
$163,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Roanoke, Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $163,790. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $62,470.

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$90,350
20.14% -1.57%
2016
$72,150
6.63% -
2015
$67,370
6.03% -
2014
$63,310
-18.73% -
2013
$75,170
-22.08% -
2012
$91,770
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $90,350 in Roanoke is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary education administrators in state of Virginia. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Roanoke is 30.2 percent (30.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Charlottesville and 49.6 percent (49.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlottesville
$129,390
Harrisonburg
$112,570
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$99,230
Richmond
$96,240
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$93,530
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$93,190
Roanoke
$90,350
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$88,770
Danville
$74,080
Lynchburg
$57,890
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$57,200
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$45,530



See also: Top paying jobs in Roanoke, Virginia.