Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Santa Rosa-Petaluma 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 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$62,520
25th Percentile Wage
$76,570
50th Percentile Wage
$99,450
75th Percentile Wage
$127,810
90th Percentile Wage
$157,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $157,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $99,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $62,520.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30.06
25th Percentile Wage
$36.81
50th Percentile Wage
$47.82
75th Percentile Wage
$61.45
90th Percentile Wage
$75.88

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $75.88. The median hourly salary is $47.82. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30.06.

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
201699,4502.63%11.53%
201596,8306.44%-
201490,5904.72%-
201386,310-1.93%-
201287,980--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Santa Rosa-Petaluma with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $99,450 in Santa Rosa-Petaluma 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 Santa Rosa-Petaluma is 18.5 percent (18.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville and 4.9 percent (4.9%) 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 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California.