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 statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Salem 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 Salem, Oregon

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,730
25th Percentile Wage
$62,190
50th Percentile Wage
$81,430
75th Percentile Wage
$118,010
90th Percentile Wage
$168,780

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 $168,780. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $48,730.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23.43
25th Percentile Wage
$29.90
50th Percentile Wage
$39.15
75th Percentile Wage
$56.73
90th Percentile Wage
$81.14

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Salem, Oregon. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $81.14. The median hourly salary is $39.15. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23.43.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
201581,4308.49%13.77%
201474,520-1.10%-
201375,3406.80%-
201270,220--

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $81,430, Salem is the second highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of Oregon, following the highest paying city Eugene-Springfield (median annual salary of $95,360). Compared with Eugene-Springfield, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Salem is 14.6 percent (14.6%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eugene-Springfield
$95,360
Salem
$81,430
Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$74,870

See also: Top paying jobs in Salem, Oregon.