Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary education administrators in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators amongst Florida cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$68,220
25th Percentile Wage
$89,650
50th Percentile Wage
$115,400
75th Percentile Wage
$151,970
90th Percentile Wage
$196,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $196,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $115,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $68,220.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32.79
25th Percentile Wage
$43.10
50th Percentile Wage
$55.48
75th Percentile Wage
$73.06
90th Percentile Wage
$94.42

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $94.42. The median hourly salary is $55.48. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32.79.

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
2016115,4004.86%12.44%
2015109,7904.64%-
2014104,7001.94%-
2013102,6701.58%-
2012101,050--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in state of Florida ranges from $80,870 to $143,350. The highest paying area for postsecondary education administrators in Florida is Gainesville with a median annual salary of $143,350. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach (mean annual salary $133,760). The lowest paying area is Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville with a median annual salary of $80,870.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gainesville
$143,350
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$133,760
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$127,710
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$126,100
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$124,860
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$107,860
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$107,090
Jacksonville
$101,360
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$101,210
Ocala
$92,830
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$80,870


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