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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in the Industry of Local government, including schools and hospitals

The salary statistics and trend of postsecondary education administrators in the industry of local government, including schools and hospitals are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare postsecondary education administrator salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,260
25th Percentile Wage
$72,940
50th Percentile Wage
$95,280
75th Percentile Wage
$124,760
90th Percentile Wage
$159,210

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for postsecondary education administrators in the industry of local government, including schools and hospitals. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) postsecondary education administrators is $159,210. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $95,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent postsecondary education administrators is $56,260.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary education administrators in the industry of Local government, including schools and hospitals from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$95,280
1.90% 3.73%
2016
$93,470
0.71% -
2015
$92,810
-1.00% -
2014
$93,740
1.22% -
2013
$92,600
0.94% -
2012
$91,730
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of postsecondary education administrators in six industries within the federal, state, and local government sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of postsecondary education administrators in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$109,530
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$99,470
State government, including schools and hospitals
$95,850
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$95,720
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$95,280
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$94,950

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