Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Oregon

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary education administrators in the state of Oregon are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators among Oregon metropolitan 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 Oregon

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,780
25th Percentile Wage
$71,700
50th Percentile Wage
$94,920
75th Percentile Wage
$127,440
90th Percentile Wage
$176,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $176,550. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $94,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $57,780.

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
$94,920
5.34% 20.93%
2016
$89,850
-3.82% -
2015
$93,280
5.62% -
2014
$88,040
6.12% -
2013
$82,650
9.20% -
2012
$75,050
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in some Oregon cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in state of Oregon ranges from $71,880 to $102,610. The highest paying area for postsecondary education administrators in Oregon is Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $102,610. The second highest paying city/area in Oregon State is Eugene-Springfield (mean annual salary $99,790). The lowest paying area is Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $71,880.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$102,610
Eugene-Springfield
$99,790
Salem
$90,610
Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area
$82,090
North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$80,870
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$71,880




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