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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,940
25th Percentile Wage
$74,480
50th Percentile Wage
$101,190
75th Percentile Wage
$137,720
90th Percentile Wage
$199,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $199,470. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $101,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $54,940.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26.42
25th Percentile Wage
$35.81
50th Percentile Wage
$48.65
75th Percentile Wage
$66.20
90th Percentile Wage
$95.90

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $95.90. The median hourly salary is $48.65. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.42.

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
2016101,190-0.47%-6.19%
2015101,670-0.16%-
2014101,830-5.69%-
2013107,6200.16%-
2012107,450--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $101,190, Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington is the second highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of Pennsylvania, following the highest paying city Newark-Union (median annual salary of $128,980). Compared with Newark-Union, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington is 21.5 percent (21.5%) lower.

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 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania.