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 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$86,480
25th Percentile Wage
$102,140
50th Percentile Wage
$130,650
75th Percentile Wage
$183,440
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 $183,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $130,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $86,480.

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
$130,650
5.92% 15.42%
2016
$122,910
1.84% -
2015
$120,650
4.27% -
2014
$115,500
-0.64% -
2013
$116,240
4.94% -
2012
$110,500
- -

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 $115,980 to $138,980. The highest paying area for postsecondary education administrators in New Jersey is Camden with a median annual salary of $138,980. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Wilmington (mean annual salary $120,760). The lowest paying area is Trenton-Ewing with a median annual salary of $115,980.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Camden
$138,980
Wilmington
$120,760
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$120,400
Edison-New Brunswick
$118,120
Trenton-Ewing
$115,980




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