Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Columbus, Ohio

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Columbus, Ohio are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of postsecondary education administrators in Columbus 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 Columbus, Ohio

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,540
25th Percentile Wage
$70,450
50th Percentile Wage
$95,490
75th Percentile Wage
$135,510
90th Percentile Wage
$207,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Columbus, Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $207,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $56,540.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.18
25th Percentile Wage
$33.86
50th Percentile Wage
$45.91
75th Percentile Wage
$65.15
90th Percentile Wage
$99.92

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Columbus, Ohio. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $99.92. The median hourly salary is $45.91. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.18.

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
201695,4907.27%-5.64%
201588,550-7.62%-
201495,3000.00%-
201395,300-5.86%-
2012100,880--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Columbus with Other Ohio Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $95,490, Columbus is the highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of Ohio, followed by Toledo (median annual salary $90,170). In comparison, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Columbus is 5.6 percent (5.6%) higher than that in Toledo.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbus
$95,490
Toledo
$90,170
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$89,750
Cincinnati-Middletown
$89,570
Canton-Massillon
$88,480
Akron
$86,580
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$85,010
Dayton
$84,890
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$81,690
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$80,560
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$80,000

See also: Top paying jobs in Columbus, Ohio.