Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Arizona

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary education administrators in the state of Arizona are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators amongst Arizona areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Arizona

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,160
25th Percentile Wage
$57,640
50th Percentile Wage
$79,900
75th Percentile Wage
$113,050
90th Percentile Wage
$163,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $163,950. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,160.

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
$79,900
-0.01% -13.29%
2016
$79,910
-15.02% -
2015
$91,910
-1.24% -
2014
$93,050
1.14% -
2013
$91,990
1.60% -
2012
$90,520
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Arizona Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in some Arizona cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in state of Arizona ranges from $70,580 to $94,510. The highest paying area for postsecondary education administrators in Arizona is North Arizona nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $94,510. The second highest paying city/area in Arizona State is Tucson (mean annual salary $91,340). The lowest paying area is Prescott with a median annual salary of $70,580.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$94,510
Tucson
$91,340
Flagstaff
$90,490
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$77,550
Prescott
$70,580




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