National » Postsecondary Education Administrators » Boston-Cambridge-Quincy

Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts

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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

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
$93,460
6.08% 1.07%
2016
$87,780
2.14% -
2015
$85,900
-4.12% -
2014
$89,440
-1.93% -
2013
$91,170
-1.41% -
2012
$92,460
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with Other Massachusetts Cities

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
$101,290
Peabody
$100,990
Framingham
$96,410
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$94,010
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$93,460
Worcester
$91,920
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$89,150
North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$85,100
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$83,850
Springfield
$79,280
Barnstable Town
$78,950



See also: Top paying jobs in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts.