Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary education administrators in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators amongst New York cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Education Administrators in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$141,490
50th Percentile Wage
$100,650
25th Percentile Wage
$73,010
10th Percentile Wage
$55,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $141,490. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $100,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $55,040.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$68.03
50th Percentile Wage
$48.39
25th Percentile Wage
$35.10
10th Percentile Wage
$26.46

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $68.03. The median hourly salary is $48.39. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.46.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $100,650 1.84%
2013 $98,830 2.36%
2012 $96,550 3.51%
2011 $93,280 -3.40%
2010 $96,560 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for postsecondary education administrators in state of New York from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 4.24%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 2.36%. We also see the year 2012 had a salary increase 3.51% while year 2011 had a negtive growth of -3.40%.

Table 4. Average Postsecondary Education Administrator Wage in New York vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Postsecondary Education Administrators
$100,650
Other Education Administrators
$91,220
Architectural and Engineering Managers
$138,190
Food Service Managers
$64,450
Funeral Service Managers
$99,320
Gaming Managers
$65,710
Lodging Managers
$65,600

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Education Administrators in New York Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in state of New York ranges from $64,990 to $120,700. The highest paying area for postsecondary education administrators in New York is Ithaca with a median annual salary of $120,700. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Syracuse (mean annual salary $113,500). The lowest paying area is Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $64,990.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ithaca
$120,700
Syracuse
$113,500
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$110,500
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$110,090
Utica-Rome
$102,000
Rochester
$98,760
Nassau-Suffolk
$93,500
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$86,770
Binghamton
$84,900
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$81,400
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$79,470
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$75,280
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$75,230
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$64,990

Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary by State

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