Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Santa Fe, New Mexico

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,700
25th Percentile Wage
$58,710
50th Percentile Wage
$71,150
75th Percentile Wage
$85,460
90th Percentile Wage
$100,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Santa Fe, New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $100,910. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $51,700.

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
$71,150
5.00% 17.25%
2016
$67,590
-5.92% -
2015
$71,590
-5.46% -
2014
$75,500
19.25% -
2013
$60,970
3.43% -
2012
$58,880
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $71,150 in Santa Fe is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary education administrators in state of New Mexico. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Santa Fe is 20.7 percent (20.7%) lower than that in the highest paying North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area and 10.1 percent (10.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area.

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 Santa Fe, New Mexico.