Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$70,290
25th Percentile Wage
$91,760
50th Percentile Wage
$145,910
75th Percentile Wage
$207,320
90th Percentile Wage
$178,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $178,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $145,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $70,290.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33.79
25th Percentile Wage
$44.12
50th Percentile Wage
$70.15
75th Percentile Wage
$99.67
90th Percentile Wage
$85.75

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $85.75. The median hourly salary is $70.15. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33.79.

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
2016145,9108.57%35.36%
2015133,4002.16%-
2014130,52024.98%-
201397,9203.69%-
201294,310--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Lansing-East Lansing with Other Michigan Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $145,910, Lansing-East Lansing is the highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of Michigan, followed by Ann Arbor (median annual salary $127,210). In comparison, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Lansing-East Lansing is 12.8 percent (12.8%) higher than that in Ann Arbor.

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 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan.