Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Kansas City, Missouri

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Kansas City, Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of postsecondary education administrators in Kansas City 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 Kansas City, Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,730
25th Percentile Wage
$60,830
50th Percentile Wage
$82,690
75th Percentile Wage
$112,760
90th Percentile Wage
$163,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Kansas City, Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $163,580. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $46,730.

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
$82,690
5.12% 0.82%
2016
$78,460
1.03% -
2015
$77,650
-9.88% -
2014
$85,320
2.14% -
2013
$83,490
1.77% -
2012
$82,010
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Kansas City with Other Missouri Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $82,690 in Kansas City is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary education administrators in state of Missouri. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Kansas City is 35.9 percent (35.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers and 47.9 percent (47.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$129,030
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$117,690
Columbia
$112,790
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$100,730
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$95,430
Springfield
$90,610
Kansas City
$82,690
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$79,140
St Louis
$78,880
Joplin
$68,290
St Joseph
$58,940
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$43,060



See also: Top paying jobs in Kansas City, Missouri.