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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of postsecondary education administrators in Albany-Schenectady-Troy 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 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,400
25th Percentile Wage
$74,820
50th Percentile Wage
$99,540
75th Percentile Wage
$135,540
90th Percentile Wage
$200,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $200,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $99,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $58,400.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28.08
25th Percentile Wage
$35.97
50th Percentile Wage
$47.85
75th Percentile Wage
$65.17
90th Percentile Wage
$96.59

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $96.59. The median hourly salary is $47.85. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28.08.

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
201699,5407.71%17.82%
201591,87011.40%-
201481,4002.32%-
201379,510-2.88%-
201281,800--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Albany-Schenectady-Troy with Other New York Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $99,540 in Albany-Schenectady-Troy is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary education administrators in state of New York. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Albany-Schenectady-Troy is 16.9 percent (16.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Ithaca and 28.6 percent (28.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ithaca
$119,750
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$110,500
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$104,650
Rochester
$103,820
Syracuse
$100,790
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$99,540
Binghamton
$92,950
Kingston
$90,720
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$90,530
Utica-Rome
$81,010
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$79,470
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$79,070
Nassau-Suffolk
$79,020
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$78,230
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$71,070

See also: Top paying jobs in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York.