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 amongst Missouri cities 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,330
25th Percentile Wage
$64,290
50th Percentile Wage
$86,810
75th Percentile Wage
$130,830
90th Percentile Wage
$195,640

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 $195,640. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $86,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,330.

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
$86,810
5.20% 4.32%
2016
$82,300
-5.09% -
2015
$86,490
-8.69% -
2014
$94,010
2.49% -
2013
$91,670
9.39% -
2012
$83,060
- -

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 $129,030. The highest paying area for postsecondary education administrators in Missouri is Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers with a median annual salary of $129,030. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $117,690). 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
$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




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