Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Salem, Oregon

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Salem, Oregon are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of postsecondary education administrators in Salem 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 Salem, Oregon

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,010
25th Percentile Wage
$68,590
50th Percentile Wage
$90,610
75th Percentile Wage
$118,050
90th Percentile Wage
$164,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Salem, Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $164,580. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $56,010.

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
$90,610
10.13% 22.50%
2015
$81,430
8.49% -
2014
$74,520
-1.10% -
2013
$75,340
6.80% -
2012
$70,220
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Salem with Other Oregon Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $90,610 in Salem is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary education administrators in state of Oregon. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Salem is 11.7 percent (11.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area and 20.7 percent (20.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area.

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



See also: Top paying jobs in Salem, Oregon.