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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [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
$58,490
25th Percentile Wage
$72,300
50th Percentile Wage
$96,520
75th Percentile Wage
$133,060
90th Percentile Wage
$196,500

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 $196,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $96,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $58,490.

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
$96,520
18.08% 4.95%
2016
$79,070
3.11% -
2015
$76,610
1.80% -
2014
$75,230
-22.90% -
2013
$92,460
0.78% -
2012
$91,740
- -

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 $96,520 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 19.4 percent (19.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Ithaca and 19.0 percent (19.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying Utica-Rome.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ithaca
$119,750
Rochester
$113,490
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$110,500
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$107,430
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$101,260
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$98,560
Syracuse
$97,190
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$96,520
Binghamton
$94,960
Kingston
$90,720
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$89,950
Nassau-Suffolk
$88,320
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$80,160
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$79,470
Utica-Rome
$78,150



See also: Top paying jobs in Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York.