Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Oklahoma

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary education administrators in the state of Oklahoma are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators among Oklahoma areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Oklahoma

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,620
25th Percentile Wage
$59,300
50th Percentile Wage
$78,470
75th Percentile Wage
$112,100
90th Percentile Wage
$171,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Oklahoma in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $171,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,620.

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
$78,470
7.40% 10.12%
2016
$72,660
0.43% -
2015
$72,350
0.51% -
2014
$71,980
0.28% -
2013
$71,780
1.74% -
2012
$70,530
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Oklahoma Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in some Oklahoma cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in state of Oklahoma ranges from $65,080 to $98,060. The highest paying area for postsecondary education administrators in Oklahoma is Oklahoma City with a median annual salary of $98,060. The second highest paying city/area in Oklahoma State is Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $75,290). The lowest paying area is Lawton with a median annual salary of $65,080.

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




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