Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of postsecondary education administrators in Indianapolis-Carmel 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 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,500
25th Percentile Wage
$64,200
50th Percentile Wage
$76,980
75th Percentile Wage
$99,970
90th Percentile Wage
$124,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $124,000. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $48,500.

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
$76,980
2.96% 2.86%
2016
$74,700
4.91% -
2015
$71,030
4.79% -
2014
$67,630
-1.04% -
2013
$68,330
-9.44% -
2012
$74,780
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Indianapolis-Carmel with Other Indiana Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $76,980 in Indianapolis-Carmel is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary education administrators in state of Indiana. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Indianapolis-Carmel is 49.0 percent (49.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Lafayette and 21.4 percent (21.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Anderson.

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



See also: Top paying jobs in Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana.