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 statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Tucson is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Tucson, Arizona

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,070
25th Percentile Wage
$67,660
50th Percentile Wage
$91,340
75th Percentile Wage
$137,570
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 $137,570. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $91,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $54,070.

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
$91,340
3.45% -2.38%
2016
$88,190
-0.34% -
2015
$88,490
-15.96% -
2014
$102,610
6.68% -
2013
$95,760
2.35% -
2012
$93,510
- -

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 $91,340, Tucson is the second highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of Arizona, following the highest paying city North Arizona nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary of $94,510). Compared with North Arizona nonmetropolitan area, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Tucson is 3.4 percent (3.4%) lower.

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



See also: Top paying jobs in Tucson, Arizona.