Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Merced, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Merced, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of postsecondary education administrators in Merced 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 Merced, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$84,250
25th Percentile Wage
$98,180
50th Percentile Wage
$124,590
75th Percentile Wage
$185,690
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Merced, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $185,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $124,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $84,250.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
2015
$124,590
1.82% 0.00%
2014
$122,320
-1.86% -
2012
$124,590
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Merced with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $124,590, Merced is the highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of California, followed by Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville (median annual salary $123,040). In comparison, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Merced is 1.2 percent (1.2%) higher than that in Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Merced
$124,590
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$123,040
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$120,760
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$117,350
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$116,600
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$116,410
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$113,080
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$111,600
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$111,130
Visalia-Porterville
$111,020
Fresno
$108,930
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$107,900
Stockton
$106,640
Bakersfield-Delano
$105,320
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$104,040
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$102,070
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$101,570
Salinas
$99,740
Modesto
$98,370
Vallejo-Fairfield
$97,750
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$96,350
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$94,900
Chico
$91,210
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$89,330
Napa
$87,280



See also: Top paying jobs in Merced, California.