Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Bismarck, North Dakota

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Bismarck, North Dakota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of postsecondary education administrators in Bismarck 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 Bismarck, North Dakota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,190
25th Percentile Wage
$50,910
50th Percentile Wage
$80,150
75th Percentile Wage
$123,100
90th Percentile Wage
$171,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Bismarck, North Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $171,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $80,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $44,190.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.24
25th Percentile Wage
$24.48
50th Percentile Wage
$38.53
75th Percentile Wage
$59.18
90th Percentile Wage
$82.45

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Bismarck, North Dakota. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $82.45. The median hourly salary is $38.53. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.24.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201680,150-6.82%29.34%
201485,6201.86%-
201384,03032.61%-
201256,630--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Bismarck with Other North Dakota Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $80,150, Bismarck is the second highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of North Dakota, following the highest paying city Grand Forks (median annual salary of $96,900). Compared with Grand Forks, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Bismarck is 17.3 percent (17.3%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Grand Forks
$96,900
Bismarck
$80,150
West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$73,180

See also: Top paying jobs in Bismarck, North Dakota.