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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$72,530
25th Percentile Wage
$89,800
50th Percentile Wage
$114,250
75th Percentile Wage
$149,650
90th Percentile Wage
$201,750

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $201,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $114,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $72,530.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34.86
25th Percentile Wage
$43.17
50th Percentile Wage
$54.93
75th Percentile Wage
$71.95
90th Percentile Wage
$97.00

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $97.00. The median hourly salary is $54.93. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34.86.

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
2016114,2509.91%18.03%
2015102,9300.31%-
2014102,61011.73%-
201390,570-3.40%-
201293,650--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $114,250 in San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City 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-San Mateo-Redwood City is 6.4 percent (6.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville and 17.2 percent (17.2%) 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-San Mateo-Redwood City, California.