Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Rochester, New York

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Rochester, New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of postsecondary education administrators in Rochester is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Rochester, New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$63,300
25th Percentile Wage
$82,550
50th Percentile Wage
$113,490
75th Percentile Wage
$164,130
90th Percentile Wage
$178,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Rochester, New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $178,490. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $113,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $63,300.

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
$113,490
8.52% 11.96%
2016
$103,820
0.27% -
2015
$103,540
4.62% -
2014
$98,760
-5.16% -
2013
$103,860
3.79% -
2012
$99,920
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Rochester with Other New York Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $113,490, Rochester is the second highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of New York, following the highest paying city Ithaca (median annual salary of $119,750). Compared with Ithaca, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Rochester is 5.2 percent (5.2%) lower.

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



See also: Top paying jobs in Rochester, New York.