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 information 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [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
$50,760
25th Percentile Wage
$63,670
50th Percentile Wage
$85,110
75th Percentile Wage
$120,270
90th Percentile Wage
$171,350

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 $171,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $85,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $50,760.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary education administrators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$85,110
-0.40% 19.43%
2016
$85,450
1.92% -
2015
$83,810
16.37% -
2014
$70,090
-4.09% -
2013
$72,960
6.02% -
2012
$68,570
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $85,110 in Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area 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 Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area is 20.1 percent (20.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Iowa City and 27.5 percent (27.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Dubuque.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Iowa City
$106,540
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$89,910
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$85,110
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$84,140
Cedar Rapids
$80,900
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$76,840
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$74,030
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$70,990
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$67,180
Dubuque
$61,680



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