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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of postsecondary education administrators in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater 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 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$69,680
25th Percentile Wage
$86,450
50th Percentile Wage
$107,090
75th Percentile Wage
$131,590
90th Percentile Wage
$167,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $167,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $107,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $69,680.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33.50
25th Percentile Wage
$41.56
50th Percentile Wage
$51.49
75th Percentile Wage
$63.26
90th Percentile Wage
$80.52

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $80.52. The median hourly salary is $51.49. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33.50.

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
2016107,09010.32%5.91%
201596,0402.55%-
201493,5901.77%-
201391,930-9.61%-
2012100,760--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater with Other Florida Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $107,090 in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary education administrators in state of Florida. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater is 25.3 percent (25.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Gainesville and 24.5 percent (24.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville.

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

See also: Top paying jobs in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida.