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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 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 [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
$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.

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
$71,660
-2.39% -1.42%
2016
$73,370
1.88% -
2015
$71,990
0.28% -
2014
$71,790
0.81% -
2013
$71,210
-2.06% -
2012
$72,680
- -

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 $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
Bangor
$88,550
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
$84,170
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
$71,660
Lewiston-Auburn
$70,770
Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area
$60,990



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