Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Missouri

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary education administrators in the state of Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators among Missouri 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 Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,790
25th Percentile Wage
$58,890
50th Percentile Wage
$82,300
75th Percentile Wage
$124,660
90th Percentile Wage
$180,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $180,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,790.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.53
25th Percentile Wage
$28.31
50th Percentile Wage
$39.57
75th Percentile Wage
$59.93
90th Percentile Wage
$87.00

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $87.00. The median hourly salary is $39.57. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.53.

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
201682,300-5.09%-0.92%
201586,490-8.69%-
201494,0102.49%-
201391,6709.39%-
201283,060--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in state of Missouri ranges from $43,060 to $125,950. The highest paying area for postsecondary education administrators in Missouri is Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers with a median annual salary of $125,950. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is North Missouri nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $100,730). The lowest paying area is Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $43,060.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$125,950
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$100,730
Springfield
$96,270
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$90,570
Kansas City
$78,460
St Louis
$74,610
St Joseph
$58,940
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$43,060



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