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 information of postsecondary education administrators in Worcester 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 Worcester, Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$60,760
25th Percentile Wage
$72,440
50th Percentile Wage
$91,920
75th Percentile Wage
$126,340
90th Percentile Wage
$177,570

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 $177,570. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $91,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $60,760.

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
$91,920
3.47% 15.18%
2016
$88,730
8.33% -
2015
$81,340
-1.93% -
2014
$82,910
6.33% -
2013
$77,660
-0.40% -
2012
$77,970
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $91,920 in Worcester 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 Worcester is 9.3 percent (9.3%) lower than that in the highest paying New Bedford and 14.1 percent (14.1%) 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 Worcester, Massachusetts.