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 data of postsecondary education administrators in Columbus 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 Columbus, Ohio

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$59,600
25th Percentile Wage
$74,390
50th Percentile Wage
$100,790
75th Percentile Wage
$142,940
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 $100,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $59,600.

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
$100,790
5.26% -0.09%
2016
$95,490
7.27% -
2015
$88,550
-7.62% -
2014
$95,300
0.00% -
2013
$95,300
-5.86% -
2012
$100,880
- -

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 $100,790, Columbus is the second highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of Ohio, following the highest paying city Toledo (median annual salary of $107,520). Compared with Toledo, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Columbus is 6.3 percent (6.3%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Toledo
$107,520
Columbus
$100,790
Akron
$94,570
Canton-Massillon
$90,150
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$89,750
Cincinnati-Middletown
$88,760
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$88,290
Dayton
$86,760
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$82,340
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$74,800
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$74,440



See also: Top paying jobs in Columbus, Ohio.