Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of postsecondary education administrators in Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area 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 Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,770
25th Percentile Wage
$63,200
50th Percentile Wage
$85,450
75th Percentile Wage
$109,690
90th Percentile Wage
$153,750

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $153,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $85,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $51,770.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.89
25th Percentile Wage
$30.38
50th Percentile Wage
$41.08
75th Percentile Wage
$52.74
90th Percentile Wage
$73.92

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $73.92. The median hourly salary is $41.08. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.89.

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
201685,4501.92%19.75%
201583,81016.37%-
201470,090-4.09%-
201372,9606.02%-
201268,570--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $85,450, Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area is the second highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of Iowa, following the highest paying city Des Moines-West Des Moines (median annual salary of $89,420). Compared with Des Moines-West Des Moines, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area is 4.4 percent (4.4%) lower.

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

See also: Top paying jobs in Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa.