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 information 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 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$45,610|
|25th Percentile Wage||$55,280|
|50th Percentile Wage||$71,660|
|75th Percentile Wage||$105,830|
|90th Percentile Wage||$158,490|
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 $158,490. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $45,610.
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 $71,660 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 19.1 percent (19.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Bangor and 14.9 percent (14.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Portland-South Portland-Biddeford|| |
|Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area|| |