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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 statistics 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$59,840
25th Percentile Wage
$81,220
50th Percentile Wage
$109,570
75th Percentile Wage
$151,470
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 $109,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $59,840.

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
$109,570
7.65% 1.93%
2016
$101,190
-0.47% -
2015
$101,670
-0.16% -
2014
$101,830
-5.69% -
2013
$107,620
0.16% -
2012
$107,450
- -

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 $109,570, 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 $133,240). Compared with Newark-Union, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington is 17.8 percent (17.8%) lower.

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 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania.