Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Fort Smith, Oklahoma

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Fort Smith, Oklahoma are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of postsecondary education administrators in Fort Smith 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 Fort Smith, Oklahoma

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,680
25th Percentile Wage
$58,690
50th Percentile Wage
$74,470
75th Percentile Wage
$105,480
90th Percentile Wage
$135,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Fort Smith, Oklahoma in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $135,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $49,680.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23.89
25th Percentile Wage
$28.22
50th Percentile Wage
$35.81
75th Percentile Wage
$50.71
90th Percentile Wage
$65.34

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Fort Smith, Oklahoma. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $65.34. The median hourly salary is $35.81. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23.89.

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
201674,4701.69%-0.19%
201573,210-0.51%-
201473,580-2.94%-
201375,7401.49%-
201274,610--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Fort Smith with Other Oklahoma Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $74,470 in Fort Smith is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary education administrators in state of Oklahoma. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Fort Smith is 13.3 percent (13.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area and 5.3 percent (5.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying Tulsa.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$85,850
Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$82,070
Fort Smith
$74,470
Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$73,200
Oklahoma City
$71,450
Tulsa
$70,540

See also: Top paying jobs in Fort Smith, Oklahoma.