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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of postsecondary education administrators in Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn 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 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,400
25th Percentile Wage
$59,100
50th Percentile Wage
$77,460
75th Percentile Wage
$110,900
90th Percentile Wage
$159,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $159,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $45,400.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.83
25th Percentile Wage
$28.41
50th Percentile Wage
$37.24
75th Percentile Wage
$53.32
90th Percentile Wage
$76.55

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $76.55. The median hourly salary is $37.24. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.83.

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
201677,4600.99%-42.06%
201576,690-7.88%-
201482,730-40.71%-
2013116,4105.47%-
2012110,040--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn with Other Michigan Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $77,460 in Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary education administrators in state of Michigan. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn is 46.9 percent (46.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Lansing-East Lansing and 12.2 percent (12.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Jackson.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lansing-East Lansing
$145,910
Ann Arbor
$127,210
Kalamazoo-Portage
$114,970
Flint
$91,370
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$87,940
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$86,980
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$79,320
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$77,460
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$76,750
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$75,760
Jackson
$68,020

See also: Top paying jobs in Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan.