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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,060
25th Percentile Wage
$47,250
50th Percentile Wage
$63,940
75th Percentile Wage
$86,820
90th Percentile Wage
$113,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $113,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $42,060.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2014
$63,940
-4.05% -45.78%
2013
$66,530
-40.10% -
2012
$93,210
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area with Other New Mexico Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $63,940, Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area is the lowest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of New Mexico, following city of North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary of $89,730). Compared with the highest paying city North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area is 28.7 percent (28.7%) 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 Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico.