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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare postsecondary education administrator salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Postsecondary Education Administrators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$60,440
25th Percentile Wage
$79,160
50th Percentile Wage
$103,870
75th Percentile Wage
$151,050
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) postsecondary education administrators is $151,050. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $103,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid postsecondary education administrators is $60,440.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary education administrators in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$103,870
1.12% -4.28%
2016
$102,710
2.66% -
2015
$99,980
0.01% -
2014
$99,970
2.70% -
2013
$97,270
-11.36% -
2012
$108,320
- -

Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary education administrators in ten industries in the health care and social assistance sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for postsecondary education administrator occupations is the offices of physicians industry with an annual salary $148,200. The lowest paying industry is the vocational rehabilitation services industry (annual salary $59,670). For detailed postsecondary education administrator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Offices of Physicians
$148,200
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$142,210
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$113,690
Hospitals - Privately owned
$113,450
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$105,170
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$105,040
Hospitals - State government owned
$98,590
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$98,130
Social Assistance
$60,300
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$59,670

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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