Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in North Dakota

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary education administrators in the state of North Dakota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators among North Dakota 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,630
25th Percentile Wage
$76,330
50th Percentile Wage
$113,660
75th Percentile Wage
$161,390
90th Percentile Wage
$179,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in North Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $179,790. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $113,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $57,630.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.71
25th Percentile Wage
$36.70
50th Percentile Wage
$54.64
75th Percentile Wage
$77.59
90th Percentile Wage
$86.44

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in North Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $86.44. The median hourly salary is $54.64. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.71.

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
2016113,6606.94%33.59%
2015105,7700.09%-
2014105,67011.11%-
201393,93019.64%-
201275,480--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in some North Dakota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in state of North Dakota ranges from $73,180 to $96,900. The highest paying area for postsecondary education administrators in North Dakota is Grand Forks with a median annual salary of $96,900. The second highest paying city/area in North Dakota State is Bismarck (mean annual salary $80,150). The lowest paying area is West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $73,180.

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


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