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 statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Fort Smith 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 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.

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 Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$74,470
1.69% -0.19%
2015
$73,210
-0.51% -
2014
$73,580
-2.94% -
2013
$75,740
1.49% -
2012
$74,610
- -

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 24.1 percent (24.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Oklahoma City and 12.6 percent (12.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Lawton.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Oklahoma City
$98,060
Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$75,290
Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$74,480
Fort Smith
$74,470
Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$73,570
Tulsa
$71,870
Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area
$68,720
Lawton
$65,080



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