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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of postsecondary education administrators in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos 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 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$62,930
25th Percentile Wage
$78,530
50th Percentile Wage
$102,070
75th Percentile Wage
$136,390
90th Percentile Wage
$186,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $186,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $102,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $62,930.

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
$102,070
1.23% 8.08%
2016
$100,810
3.16% -
2015
$97,620
-2.51% -
2014
$100,070
5.27% -
2013
$94,800
1.03% -
2012
$93,820
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $102,070 in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos 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 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos is 18.1 percent (18.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Merced and 14.5 percent (14.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Napa.

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



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