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 information of postsecondary education administrators in Harrisburg-Carlisle 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 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,050
25th Percentile Wage
$71,100
50th Percentile Wage
$90,270
75th Percentile Wage
$119,580
90th Percentile Wage
$154,750

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 $154,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $57,050.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.43
25th Percentile Wage
$34.18
50th Percentile Wage
$43.40
75th Percentile Wage
$57.49
90th Percentile Wage
$74.40

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $74.40. The median hourly salary is $43.40. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.43.

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201690,270-1.96%-4.56%
201592,040-1.14%-
201493,090-2.33%-
201395,2600.91%-
201294,390--

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 $90,270 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 30.0 percent (30.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 29.6 percent (29.6%) 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 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania.