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 among 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Arizona

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$124,440
50th Percentile Wage
$93,050
25th Percentile Wage
$69,810
10th Percentile Wage
$51,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $124,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $93,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,790.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$59.83
50th Percentile Wage
$44.73
25th Percentile Wage
$33.56
10th Percentile Wage
$24.90

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $59.83. The median hourly salary is $44.73. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.90.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $93,050 1.15%
2013 $91,990 1.62%
2012 $90,520 3.02%
2011 $87,870 5.25%
2010 $83,490 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for postsecondary education administrators in state of Arizona from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 11.45%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 1.62%. We also note that the average annual wage had a relatively large growth of 3.02% in the year 2012 and a sizable increase of 5.25% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Postsecondary Education Administrator Wage in Arizona vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Postsecondary Education Administrators
$93,050
Other Education Administrators
$68,930
Architectural and Engineering Managers
$130,960
Food Service Managers
$51,840
Funeral Service Managers
$69,850
Gaming Managers
$60,890
Lodging Managers
$63,360

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Arizona Cities

Table 5 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 $68,060 to $106,390. The highest paying area for postsecondary education administrators in Arizona is Flagstaff with a median annual salary of $106,390. The second highest paying city/area in Arizona State is Tucson (mean annual salary $102,610). The lowest paying area is North Arizona nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $68,060.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Flagstaff
$106,390
Tucson
$102,610
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$92,910
Prescott
$75,080
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$68,060

Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary by State

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