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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,970
25th Percentile Wage
$56,210
50th Percentile Wage
$74,700
75th Percentile Wage
$107,480
90th Percentile Wage
$161,060

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 $161,060. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $44,970.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.62
25th Percentile Wage
$27.02
50th Percentile Wage
$35.90
75th Percentile Wage
$51.67
90th Percentile Wage
$77.43

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $77.43. The median hourly salary is $35.90. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.62.

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
201674,7004.91%-0.11%
201571,0304.79%-
201467,630-1.04%-
201368,330-9.44%-
201274,780--

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 $74,700 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 25.6 percent (25.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Terre Haute and 6.5 percent (6.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Terre Haute
$100,440
Gary
$80,620
Fort Wayne
$75,080
Indianapolis-Carmel
$74,700
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$70,750
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$69,870

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