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 metropolitan 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$168,800
75th Percentile Wage
$114,400
50th Percentile Wage
$73,220
25th Percentile Wage
$53,340
10th Percentile Wage
$42,440

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 $168,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,440.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$81.15
75th Percentile Wage
$55.00
50th Percentile Wage
$35.20
25th Percentile Wage
$25.65
10th Percentile Wage
$20.39

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $81.15. The median hourly salary is $35.20. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.39.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $73,220 -3.94%
2013 $76,220 -2.90%
2012 $78,500 2.09%
2011 $76,890 18.09%
2010 $65,110 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for postsecondary education administrators in state of Indiana from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 12.46%. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -2.90%.We also note that the average annual wage had a moderate growth of 2.09% in the year 2012 and a sizable increase of 18.09% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Postsecondary Education Administrator Wage in Indiana vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Postsecondary Education Administrators
$73,220
Other Education Administrators
$62,290
Architectural and Engineering Managers
$108,100
Food Service Managers
$46,560
Funeral Service Managers
$63,280
Gaming Managers
$56,520
Lodging Managers
$38,560

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Indiana Cities

Table 5 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 $59,970 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 $97,810). The lowest paying area is Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $59,970.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lafayette
$150,990
Terre Haute
$97,810
Gary
$84,620
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$68,030
Indianapolis-Carmel
$67,630
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$66,290
Fort Wayne
$63,260
Anderson
$60,500
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$59,970

Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary by State

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