Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Charleston, West Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,360
25th Percentile Wage
$57,560
50th Percentile Wage
$77,340
75th Percentile Wage
$113,280
90th Percentile Wage
$154,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Charleston, West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $154,430. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $50,360.

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
$77,340
-10.19% -8.74%
2016
$85,220
10.07% -
2015
$76,640
2.79% -
2014
$74,500
-6.48% -
2013
$79,330
-6.01% -
2012
$84,100
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $77,340 in Charleston is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary education administrators in state of West Virginia. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Charleston is 20.4 percent (20.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Morgantown and 8.1 percent (8.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Steubenville-Weirton.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Morgantown
$97,170
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$94,200
Cumberland
$88,600
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$88,370
Winchester
$85,780
Huntington-Ashland
$80,920
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$79,360
Charleston
$77,340
Wheeling
$77,190
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$75,220
Steubenville-Weirton
$71,060



See also: Top paying jobs in Charleston, West Virginia.