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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of postsecondary education administrators in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island 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 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,020
25th Percentile Wage
$55,260
50th Percentile Wage
$73,630
75th Percentile Wage
$100,350
90th Percentile Wage
$128,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $128,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $42,020.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.20
25th Percentile Wage
$26.57
50th Percentile Wage
$35.40
75th Percentile Wage
$48.25
90th Percentile Wage
$62.00

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $62.00. The median hourly salary is $35.40. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.20.

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
201673,6301.55%7.33%
201572,4901.30%-
201471,550-5.03%-
201375,1509.21%-
201268,230--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $73,630 in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary education administrators in state of Iowa. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island is 17.7 percent (17.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Des Moines-West Des Moines and 8.8 percent (8.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$89,420
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$85,450
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$80,280
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$73,630
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$69,050
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$67,180

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