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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,320
25th Percentile Wage
$74,530
50th Percentile Wage
$101,280
75th Percentile Wage
$141,910
90th Percentile Wage
$199,100

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 $199,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $101,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $58,320.

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
$101,280
2.81% 4.67%
2016
$98,430
-1.21% -
2015
$99,620
-1.03% -
2014
$100,650
1.81% -
2013
$98,830
2.31% -
2012
$96,550
- -

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 $78,150 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 Rochester (mean annual salary $113,490). The lowest paying area is Utica-Rome with a median annual salary of $78,150.

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




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