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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of postsecondary education administrators in Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,680
25th Percentile Wage
$56,310
50th Percentile Wage
$79,730
75th Percentile Wage
$113,790
90th Percentile Wage
$168,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $168,120. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $43,680.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.00
25th Percentile Wage
$27.07
50th Percentile Wage
$38.33
75th Percentile Wage
$54.71
90th Percentile Wage
$80.83

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $80.83. The median hourly salary is $38.33. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.00.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary education administrators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201679,730-16.84%-15.58%
201593,1600.27%-
201492,9100.82%-
201392,1500.00%-
201292,150--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale with Other Arizona Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $79,730 in Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary education administrators in state of Arizona. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale is 11.1 percent (11.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Flagstaff and 13.7 percent (13.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Prescott.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Flagstaff
$89,730
Tucson
$88,190
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$79,730
Prescott
$68,810

See also: Top paying jobs in Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona.