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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Portland-South Portland-Biddeford 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 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,440
25th Percentile Wage
$54,180
50th Percentile Wage
$73,370
75th Percentile Wage
$106,440
90th Percentile Wage
$147,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $147,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $43,440.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.88
25th Percentile Wage
$26.05
50th Percentile Wage
$35.28
75th Percentile Wage
$51.17
90th Percentile Wage
$70.76

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $70.76. The median hourly salary is $35.28. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.88.

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
201673,3701.88%0.94%
201571,9900.28%-
201471,7900.81%-
201371,210-2.06%-
201272,680--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Portland-South Portland-Biddeford with Other Maine Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $73,370 in Portland-South Portland-Biddeford is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary education administrators in state of Maine. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Portland-South Portland-Biddeford is 17.5 percent (17.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area and 19.4 percent (19.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
$88,920
Bangor
$80,170
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
$73,370
Lewiston-Auburn
$70,770
Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area
$59,130

See also: Top paying jobs in Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine.