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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton 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 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,960
25th Percentile Wage
$64,510
50th Percentile Wage
$80,150
75th Percentile Wage
$114,080
90th Percentile Wage
$173,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $173,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $80,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $50,960.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.50
25th Percentile Wage
$31.02
50th Percentile Wage
$38.54
75th Percentile Wage
$54.84
90th Percentile Wage
$83.47

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $83.47. The median hourly salary is $38.54. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.50.

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201680,1502.71%11.68%
201577,9807.67%-
201472,000-3.97%-
201374,8605.44%-
201270,790--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $80,150 in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary education administrators in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is 37.9 percent (37.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 20.7 percent (20.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying York-Hanover.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$128,980
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$101,190
Philadelphia
$99,690
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$94,700
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$93,640
Reading
$91,590
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$90,270
Pittsburgh
$88,770
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$87,270
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$84,190
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$80,150
Lancaster
$75,410
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$71,750
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$63,660
York-Hanover
$63,590

See also: Top paying jobs in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania.