Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Worcester, Massachusetts

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Worcester, Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of postsecondary education administrators in Worcester 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 Worcester, Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,070
25th Percentile Wage
$68,280
50th Percentile Wage
$88,730
75th Percentile Wage
$117,660
90th Percentile Wage
$174,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Worcester, Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $174,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $88,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $57,070.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.44
25th Percentile Wage
$32.83
50th Percentile Wage
$42.66
75th Percentile Wage
$56.57
90th Percentile Wage
$84.02

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Worcester, Massachusetts. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $84.02. The median hourly salary is $42.66. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.44.

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
201688,7308.33%12.13%
201581,340-1.93%-
201482,9106.33%-
201377,660-0.40%-
201277,970--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Worcester with Other Massachusetts Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $88,730, Worcester is the second highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of Massachusetts, following the highest paying city Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton (median annual salary of $89,780). Compared with Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Worcester is 1.2 percent (1.2%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$89,780
Worcester
$88,730
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$88,000
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$87,780
North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$85,100
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$83,850
Barnstable Town
$80,580
Framingham
$77,700
Springfield
$76,110

See also: Top paying jobs in Worcester, Massachusetts.