Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Albuquerque, New Mexico

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Albuquerque, New Mexico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Albuquerque 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 Albuquerque, New Mexico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,380
25th Percentile Wage
$60,300
50th Percentile Wage
$85,510
75th Percentile Wage
$126,510
90th Percentile Wage
$172,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $172,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $85,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $52,380.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.18
25th Percentile Wage
$28.99
50th Percentile Wage
$41.11
75th Percentile Wage
$60.82
90th Percentile Wage
$82.80

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $82.80. The median hourly salary is $41.11. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.18.

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
201685,510-7.32%23.92%
201591,7704.18%-
201487,93021.36%-
201369,1505.91%-
201265,060--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Albuquerque with Other New Mexico Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $85,510, Albuquerque is the highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of New Mexico, followed by North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $74,020). In comparison, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Albuquerque is 13.4 percent (13.4%) higher than that in North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Albuquerque
$85,510
North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$74,020
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$69,870
Santa Fe
$67,590
Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$63,940

See also: Top paying jobs in Albuquerque, New Mexico.