Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of postsecondary education administrators in Kalamazoo-Portage 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 Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$68,760
25th Percentile Wage
$84,930
50th Percentile Wage
$122,340
75th Percentile Wage
$167,860
90th Percentile Wage
$204,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $204,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $122,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $68,760.

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
$122,340
6.02% 28.17%
2016
$114,970
8.62% -
2015
$105,060
14.63% -
2014
$89,690
-0.84% -
2013
$90,440
2.83% -
2012
$87,880
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Kalamazoo-Portage with Other Michigan Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $122,340, Kalamazoo-Portage is the second highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of Michigan, following the highest paying city Lansing-East Lansing (median annual salary of $155,870). Compared with Lansing-East Lansing, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Kalamazoo-Portage is 21.5 percent (21.5%) lower.

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 Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan.