Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Boulder, Colorado

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,550
25th Percentile Wage
$68,140
50th Percentile Wage
$87,740
75th Percentile Wage
$123,390
90th Percentile Wage
$188,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Boulder, Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $188,600. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $87,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $57,550.

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
$87,740
6.67% -7.83%
2016
$81,890
1.78% -
2015
$80,430
1.72% -
2014
$79,050
-3.25% -
2013
$81,620
-15.92% -
2012
$94,610
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Boulder with Other Colorado Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $87,740, Boulder is the second highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of Colorado, following the highest paying city Denver-Aurora-Broomfield (median annual salary of $93,410). Compared with Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Boulder is 6.1 percent (6.1%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$93,410
Boulder
$87,740
Greeley
$84,350
Fort Collins-Loveland
$80,460
Pueblo
$77,520
Colorado Springs
$76,400
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$72,380
Grand Junction
$71,690
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$70,820
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$62,820



See also: Top paying jobs in Boulder, Colorado.