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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 information 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$59,150
25th Percentile Wage
$72,940
50th Percentile Wage
$95,060
75th Percentile Wage
$130,910
90th Percentile Wage
$196,100

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 $196,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $59,150.

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
$95,060
18.51% -15.76%
2016
$77,460
0.99% -
2015
$76,690
-7.88% -
2014
$82,730
-40.71% -
2013
$116,410
5.47% -
2012
$110,040
- -

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 $95,060 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 39.0 percent (39.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Lansing-East Lansing and 29.9 percent (29.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying Niles-Benton Harbor.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lansing-East Lansing
$155,870
Kalamazoo-Portage
$122,340
Ann Arbor
$115,050
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$100,660
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$95,060
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$93,450
Flint
$91,370
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$87,940
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$86,530
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$84,610
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$79,920
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$79,750
South Bend-Mishawaka
$78,940
Battle Creek
$77,850
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$75,760
Jackson
$68,020
Niles-Benton Harbor
$66,600



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