Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary education administrators in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators among Indiana areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,540
25th Percentile Wage
$65,130
50th Percentile Wage
$85,160
75th Percentile Wage
$121,620
90th Percentile Wage
$167,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $167,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $85,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49,540.

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
$85,160
5.64% 7.82%
2016
$80,360
4.50% -
2015
$76,740
4.59% -
2014
$73,220
-4.10% -
2013
$76,220
-2.99% -
2012
$78,500
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Indiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in state of Indiana ranges from $60,500 to $150,990. The highest paying area for postsecondary education administrators in Indiana is Lafayette with a median annual salary of $150,990. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Terre Haute (mean annual salary $100,440). The lowest paying area is Anderson with a median annual salary of $60,500.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lafayette
$150,990
Terre Haute
$100,440
Fort Wayne
$93,030
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$85,370
Muncie
$77,220
Indianapolis-Carmel
$76,980
Gary
$76,530
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$69,870
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$65,400
Anderson
$60,500




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