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Postsecondary Education Administrators in Tennessee

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Postsecondary Education Administrators in Tennessee

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11.6% Jobs Projection
$83,350 Median Salary
530 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Postsecondary Education Administrators in Tennessee are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Postsecondary Education Administrators in Tennessee is growing faster than average.

  • Postsecondary Education Administrators in Tennessee earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Postsecondary Education Administrators Work in Tennessee?

In 2018, there were 3,720 Postsecondary Education Administrators working in the state.

There were 4,070 Postsecondary Education Administrators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 350 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Postsecondary Education Administrators in TN Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,820 Postsecondary Education Administrators working in it, which means Tennessee has more Postsecondary Education Administrators than average.

Postsecondary Education Administrators in TN vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Tennessee

Jobs for Postsecondary Education Administrators in this state are growing at a rate of 11.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.1%.

Job Projections for Postsecondary Education Administrators: Nation vs. TN

Tennessee Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 530 annual job openings, and 6,660 total jobs in 2026 for Postsecondary Education Administrators in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 15,700 annual jobs and 198,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Postsecondary Education Administrators Make in Tennessee?

In 2018 wages for Postsecondary Education Administrators ranged from $47,910 to $197,600 with $83,350 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $23.04 to $95. The median hourly rate was $40.07.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $38.21 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.86.

The median salary in Tennessee is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Postsecondary Education Administrators Earnings: TN vs. National Average

Top Tennessee Metros for Postsecondary Education Administrators

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Postsecondary Education Administrators.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Franklin, TN 1,130 $81,660
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 910 $82,120
Chattanooga, TN-GA 250 $79,890
Clarksville, TN-KY 140 $70,950
Morristown, TN 60 $75,660

Top States for Postsecondary Education Administrators Employment

The table below shows the states where most Postsecondary Education Administrators work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 12,390 $118,810
Massachusetts 11,130 $90,900
New York 10,810 $106,450
Illinois 8,330 $85,250
Michigan 5,230 $98,670
Ohio 4,780 $91,100
Pennsylvania 4,750 $97,440
North Carolina 4,620 $90,070
Indiana 3,770 $87,190
Arizona 3,750 $81,800
Tennessee 3,720 $83,350
Wisconsin 2,940 $97,430
Virginia 2,770 $97,320
Minnesota 2,530 $95,330
South Carolina 2,460 $86,020
Iowa 2,360 $93,650
Alabama 2,340 $93,250
Washington 2,280 $92,320
Kentucky 2,160 $73,710
Missouri 2,140 $95,730

Below are the states where Postsecondary Education Administrators get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Jersey $130,760
Delaware $122,100
Maryland $119,670
California $118,810
Hawaii $114,790
New York $106,450
North Dakota $106,040
Wyoming $104,990
Rhode Island $101,200
South Dakota $100,700

Discover similar careers:

Occupation TN Employment Total
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 5,580
Education Administrators 1,320
Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program 860

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