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 information of postsecondary education administrators in Albuquerque is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,550
25th Percentile Wage
$68,810
50th Percentile Wage
$86,130
75th Percentile Wage
$111,130
90th Percentile Wage
$155,200

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 $155,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $86,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $56,550.

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
$86,130
0.72% 24.46%
2016
$85,510
-7.32% -
2015
$91,770
4.18% -
2014
$87,930
21.36% -
2013
$69,150
5.91% -
2012
$65,060
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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 $86,130, Albuquerque is the second highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of New Mexico, following the highest paying city North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary of $89,730). Compared with North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Albuquerque is 4.0 percent (4.0%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$89,730
Albuquerque
$86,130
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$77,850
Santa Fe
$71,150
Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$63,940



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