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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Buffalo-Niagara Falls 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 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,070
25th Percentile Wage
$60,660
50th Percentile Wage
$79,070
75th Percentile Wage
$115,210
90th Percentile Wage
$168,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $168,030. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $48,070.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23.11
25th Percentile Wage
$29.16
50th Percentile Wage
$38.01
75th Percentile Wage
$55.39
90th Percentile Wage
$80.79

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $80.79. The median hourly salary is $38.01. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23.11.

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
201679,0703.11%-16.02%
201576,6101.80%-
201475,230-22.90%-
201392,4600.78%-
201291,740--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Buffalo-Niagara Falls with Other New York Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $79,070 in Buffalo-Niagara Falls 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 Buffalo-Niagara Falls is 34.0 percent (34.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Ithaca and 10.1 percent (10.1%) 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 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York.