Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of postsecondary education administrators in Grand Rapids-Wyoming 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 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,140
25th Percentile Wage
$64,020
50th Percentile Wage
$79,920
75th Percentile Wage
$106,150
90th Percentile Wage
$144,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $144,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $55,140.

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
$79,920
3.97% -3.90%
2016
$76,750
2.06% -
2015
$75,170
-0.53% -
2014
$75,570
-5.04% -
2013
$79,380
-4.61% -
2012
$83,040
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Grand Rapids-Wyoming with Other Michigan Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $79,920 in Grand Rapids-Wyoming 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 Grand Rapids-Wyoming is 48.7 percent (48.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Lansing-East Lansing and 16.7 percent (16.7%) 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



See also: Top paying jobs in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan.