Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary education administrators in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators among Michigan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,000
25th Percentile Wage
$66,990
50th Percentile Wage
$91,240
75th Percentile Wage
$133,590
90th Percentile Wage
$204,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $204,740. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $91,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,000.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.48
25th Percentile Wage
$32.21
50th Percentile Wage
$43.87
75th Percentile Wage
$64.22
90th Percentile Wage
$98.43

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $98.43. The median hourly salary is $43.87. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.48.

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
201691,2401.78%-3.07%
201589,620-3.83%-
201493,050-1.92%-
201394,8400.84%-
201294,040--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Michigan Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in state of Michigan ranges from $68,020 to $145,910. The highest paying area for postsecondary education administrators in Michigan is Lansing-East Lansing with a median annual salary of $145,910. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Ann Arbor (mean annual salary $127,210). The lowest paying area is Jackson with a median annual salary of $68,020.

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


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