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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of postsecondary education administrators in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana 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 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,270
25th Percentile Wage
$71,490
50th Percentile Wage
$96,350
75th Percentile Wage
$132,320
90th Percentile Wage
$176,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $176,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $96,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $52,270.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.13
25th Percentile Wage
$34.36
50th Percentile Wage
$46.32
75th Percentile Wage
$63.62
90th Percentile Wage
$84.91

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $84.91. The median hourly salary is $46.32. 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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
201496,3506.34%6.04%
201390,240-0.32%-
201290,530--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $96,350 in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary education administrators in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana is 21.0 percent (21.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville and 1.9 percent (1.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying Modesto.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$122,010
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$116,690
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$115,740
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$115,330
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$114,250
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$112,450
Visalia-Porterville
$111,020
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$110,670
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$108,450
Fresno
$107,560
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$104,040
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$102,470
Stockton
$101,270
Bakersfield-Delano
$101,040
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$100,810
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$99,580
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$99,450
Vallejo-Fairfield
$98,550
Salinas
$97,260
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$96,350
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$94,900
Modesto
$94,560

See also: Top paying jobs in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California.