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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of postsecondary education administrators in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island 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 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$60,860
25th Percentile Wage
$78,660
50th Percentile Wage
$104,650
75th Percentile Wage
$144,690
90th Percentile Wage
$201,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $201,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $104,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $60,860.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29.26
25th Percentile Wage
$37.82
50th Percentile Wage
$50.31
75th Percentile Wage
$69.56
90th Percentile Wage
$96.88

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $96.88. The median hourly salary is $50.31. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29.26.

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
2016104,650-3.33%1.78%
2015108,130-1.81%-
2014110,0902.14%-
2013107,7304.59%-
2012102,790--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island with Other New York Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $104,650 in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island 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 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island is 12.6 percent (12.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Ithaca and 32.1 percent (32.1%) 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 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York.