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 among 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,720
25th Percentile Wage
$72,710
50th Percentile Wage
$98,430
75th Percentile Wage
$136,730
90th Percentile Wage
$192,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $192,730. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $98,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $56,720.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.27
25th Percentile Wage
$34.96
50th Percentile Wage
$47.32
75th Percentile Wage
$65.73
90th Percentile Wage
$92.66

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $92.66. The median hourly salary is $47.32. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.27.

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
201698,430-1.21%1.91%
201599,620-1.03%-
2014100,6501.81%-
201398,8302.31%-
201296,550--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Education Administrators in New York Cities

Table 3 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 $71,070 to $119,750. The highest paying area for postsecondary education administrators in New York is Ithaca with a median annual salary of $119,750. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-White Plains-Wayne (mean annual salary $110,500). The lowest paying area is Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $71,070.

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


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