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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,990
25th Percentile Wage
$61,640
50th Percentile Wage
$76,750
75th Percentile Wage
$100,240
90th Percentile Wage
$134,310

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 $134,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $53,990.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.96
25th Percentile Wage
$29.64
50th Percentile Wage
$36.90
75th Percentile Wage
$48.19
90th Percentile Wage
$64.56

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $64.56. The median hourly salary is $36.90. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.96.

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
201676,7502.06%-8.20%
201575,170-0.53%-
201475,570-5.04%-
201379,380-4.61%-
201283,040--

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 $76,750 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 47.4 percent (47.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Lansing-East Lansing and 11.4 percent (11.4%) 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 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan.