The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$58,080|
|25th Percentile Wage||$72,650|
|50th Percentile Wage||$93,460|
|75th Percentile Wage||$128,350|
|90th Percentile Wage||$189,720|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $189,720. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $93,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $58,080.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary education administrators from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $93,460 in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary education administrators in state of Massachusetts. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy is 7.7 percent (7.7%) lower than that in the highest paying New Bedford and 15.5 percent (15.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Barnstable Town.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|New Bedford|| |
|North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Barnstable Town|| |