Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Connecticut

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary education administrators in the state of Connecticut are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators amongst Connecticut metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Connecticut

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,850
25th Percentile Wage
$60,700
50th Percentile Wage
$87,150
75th Percentile Wage
$119,990
90th Percentile Wage
$158,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $158,600. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $87,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,850.

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
$87,150
7.16% -14.53%
2016
$80,910
4.61% -
2015
$77,180
-36.18% -
2014
$105,100
3.63% -
2013
$101,280
1.45% -
2012
$99,810
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Connecticut Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in some Connecticut cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in state of Connecticut ranges from $99,760 to $113,300. The highest paying area for postsecondary education administrators in Connecticut is Danbury with a median annual salary of $113,300. The second highest paying city/area in Connecticut State is New Haven (mean annual salary $110,540). The lowest paying area is Waterbury with a median annual salary of $99,760.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Danbury
$113,300
New Haven
$110,540
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford
$108,510
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
$101,140
Waterbury
$99,760




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