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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary education administrators from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|
|New York-White Plains-Wayne|| |
|New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island|| |
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|Buffalo-Niagara Falls|| |
|Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area|| |