Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in New Jersey

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$84,670
25th Percentile Wage
$98,850
50th Percentile Wage
$122,910
75th Percentile Wage
$164,500
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $164,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $122,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $84,670.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40.71
25th Percentile Wage
$47.53
50th Percentile Wage
$59.09
75th Percentile Wage
$79.08
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $79.08. The median hourly salary is $59.09. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40.71.

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
2016122,9101.84%10.10%
2015120,6504.27%-
2014115,500-0.64%-
2013116,2404.94%-
2012110,500--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in state of New Jersey ranges from $112,880 to $123,220. The highest paying area for postsecondary education administrators in New Jersey is Camden with a median annual salary of $123,220. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Atlantic City-Hammonton (mean annual salary $120,400). The lowest paying area is Wilmington with a median annual salary of $112,880.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Camden
$123,220
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$120,400
Edison-New Brunswick
$118,120
Trenton-Ewing
$115,980
Wilmington
$112,880


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