Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Tucson, Arizona

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Tucson, Arizona are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of postsecondary education administrators in Tucson 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 Tucson, Arizona

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,260
25th Percentile Wage
$65,070
50th Percentile Wage
$88,190
75th Percentile Wage
$140,310
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Tucson, Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $140,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $88,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $52,260.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.13
25th Percentile Wage
$31.29
50th Percentile Wage
$42.40
75th Percentile Wage
$67.45
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Tucson, Arizona. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $67.45. The median hourly salary is $42.40. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.13.

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
201688,190-0.34%-6.03%
201588,490-15.96%-
2014102,6106.68%-
201395,7602.35%-
201293,510--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Tucson with Other Arizona Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $88,190, Tucson is the second highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of Arizona, following the highest paying city Flagstaff (median annual salary of $89,730). Compared with Flagstaff, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Tucson is 1.7 percent (1.7%) lower.

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 Tucson, Arizona.