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Highest Paying Cities for Postsecondary Education Administrators

The top 100 highest paying cities for postsecondary education administrators (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of postsecondary education administrators in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $159,830, North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida is the highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators. It is followed by Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan (average annual salary $155,870). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of postsecondary education administrators in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Postsecondary Education Administrators

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida
$159,830
50
2 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$155,870
500
3 Lafayette, Indiana
$150,990
210
4 Gainesville, Florida
$143,350
40
5 Camden, New Jersey
$138,980
200
6 Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina
$135,930
240
7 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$133,240
650
8 Charlottesville, Virginia
$129,390
180
9 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$129,030
230
10 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida
$127,710
80
11 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$126,840
190
12 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$126,100
210
13 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$125,040
40
14 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$124,860
460
15 Merced, California
$124,590
90
16 Salisbury, Maryland
$123,980
60
17 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$123,040
670
18 Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan
$122,340
320
19 Wilmington, New Jersey
$120,760
210
20 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$120,760
820
21 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$120,400
80
22 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$119,830
410
23 Ithaca, New York
$119,750
140
24 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$118,960
30
25 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia
$118,610
190
26 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$118,390
890
27 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$118,120
500
28 Savannah, Georgia
$117,780
140
29 Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$117,690
40
30 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$117,350
4,480
31 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$117,210
120
32 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$116,600
1,340
33 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$116,410
690
34 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$116,230
5,430
35 Lubbock, Texas
$116,040
120
36 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$115,980
290
37 Columbia, South Carolina
$115,920
350
38 Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
$115,820
1,170
39 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$115,050
850
40 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$114,840
1,110
41 East Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$114,110
110
42 Greenville, North Carolina
$113,730
230
43 Rochester, New York
$113,490
760
44 Danbury, Connecticut
$113,300
40
45 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$113,080
1,570
46 Columbia, Missouri
$112,790
240
47 Harrisonburg, Virginia
$112,570
170
48 Macon, Georgia
$112,030
100
49 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$111,600
820
50 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$111,380
950
51 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$111,130
100
52 Visalia-Porterville, California
$111,020
30
53 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$111,010
1,240
54 New Haven, Connecticut
$110,540
690
55 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$110,500
5,630
56 Urban Honolulu, USA
$110,340
410
57 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$110,220
50
58 Waco, Texas
$109,830
50
59 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$109,570
2,460
60 Fresno, California
$108,930
320
61 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$108,510
520
62 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$108,140
7,040
63 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$108,060
1,680
64 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$107,900
260
65 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$107,860
140
66 Rochester-Dover, New Hampshire
$107,840
60
67 Toledo, Ohio
$107,520
500
68 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$107,430
8,900
69 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$107,090
160
70 Stockton, California
$106,640
100
71 Iowa City, Iowa
$106,540
n/a
72 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$106,420
160
73 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$105,610
470
74 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$105,320
170
75 Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas
$104,880
30
76 Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota
$104,480
120
77 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$104,040
160
78 Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$103,630
60
79 Auburn-Opelika, Alabama
$103,480
410
80 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$103,240
250
81 Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$102,900
30
82 Rome, Georgia
$102,900
150
83 Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$102,610
30
84 Albany, Georgia
$102,440
50
85 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$102,070
1,310
86 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$101,570
260
87 Jacksonville, Florida
$101,360
110
88 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$101,290
120
89 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$101,260
700
90 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$101,210
70
91 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$101,140
210
92 Peabody, Massachusetts
$100,990
230
93 Columbus, Ohio
$100,790
1,100
94 North Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$100,730
100
95 Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$100,660
n/a
96 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$100,620
760
97 Terre Haute, Indiana
$100,440
170
98 El Paso, Texas
$99,850
170
99 Tuscaloosa, Alabama
$99,800
440
100 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$99,790
170
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