Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of postsecondary education administrators in Harrisburg-Carlisle 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 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,060
25th Percentile Wage
$70,000
50th Percentile Wage
$90,780
75th Percentile Wage
$121,120
90th Percentile Wage
$159,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $159,320. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $57,060.

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
$90,780
0.56% -3.98%
2016
$90,270
-1.96% -
2015
$92,040
-1.14% -
2014
$93,090
-2.33% -
2013
$95,260
0.91% -
2012
$94,390
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Harrisburg-Carlisle with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $90,780 in Harrisburg-Carlisle 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 Harrisburg-Carlisle is 31.9 percent (31.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 21.3 percent (21.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying Johnstown.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$133,240
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$109,570
Philadelphia
$108,060
Williamsport
$98,010
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$97,640
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$94,700
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$93,960
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$90,780
Reading
$90,470
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$89,830
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$87,630
Erie
$85,020
Lancaster
$82,040
Pittsburgh
$81,410
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$77,390
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$75,370
York-Hanover
$72,130
Johnstown
$71,480



See also: Top paying jobs in Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania.