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Education Administrators in Tennessee

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$66,570 Median Salary
  • Education Administrators in Tennessee earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Education Administrators Work in Tennessee?

1,320 people worked as Education Administrators in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,420 Education Administrators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 100 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 390 Education Administrators working in it, which means Tennessee has more Education Administrators than average.


What do Education Administrators Make in Tennessee?

In 2018 wages for Education Administrators ranged from $40,740 to $118,490 with $66,570 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $19.59 to $56.97. The median hourly rate was $32.01.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $30.52 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.49.

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


Top Tennessee Metros for Education Administrators

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Clarksville, TN-KY 430 $82,630
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 320 $63,600
Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Franklin, TN 240 $70,940
Chattanooga, TN-GA 70 $45,870
Knoxville, TN 70 $82,970

Top States for Education Administrators Employment

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

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 7,590 $84,450
Maryland 2,810 $102,900
New York 2,050 $0
Texas 1,980 $83,370
Illinois 1,720 $74,470
Florida 1,330 $80,610
Tennessee 1,320 $66,570
Virginia 1,280 $105,280
North Carolina 1,250 $76,800
Minnesota 1,130 $73,980
District of Columbia 940 $108,550
Pennsylvania 940 $73,500
Ohio 930 $85,640
Washington 900 $78,610
Arizona 850 $77,930
Michigan 830 $67,500
Alabama 620 $98,110
Kentucky 620 $77,020
New Jersey 550 $96,310
Colorado 540 $96,710

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

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $108,550
Virginia $105,280
Maryland $102,900
Rhode Island $101,870
Alabama $98,110
Colorado $96,710
New Jersey $96,310
Connecticut $95,270
Kansas $93,660
Massachusetts $93,500

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