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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of postsecondary education administrators in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont 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 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$69,560
25th Percentile Wage
$87,680
50th Percentile Wage
$112,450
75th Percentile Wage
$152,360
90th Percentile Wage
$201,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $201,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $112,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $69,560.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33.44
25th Percentile Wage
$42.15
50th Percentile Wage
$54.06
75th Percentile Wage
$73.25
90th Percentile Wage
$96.73

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $96.73. The median hourly salary is $54.06. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33.44.

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
2016112,4508.14%17.39%
2015103,3000.54%-
2014102,7408.07%-
201394,4501.64%-
201292,900--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $112,450 in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont 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 Francisco-Oakland-Fremont is 7.8 percent (7.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville and 15.9 percent (15.9%) 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 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California.