Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$61,080
25th Percentile Wage
$79,970
50th Percentile Wage
$108,060
75th Percentile Wage
$148,540
90th Percentile Wage
$207,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $207,360. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $108,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $61,080.

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
$108,060
7.75% 1.05%
2016
$99,690
-1.91% -
2015
$101,590
2.55% -
2014
$99,000
-7.23% -
2013
$106,160
-0.72% -
2012
$106,920
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $108,060 in Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia is 18.9 percent (18.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 33.9 percent (33.9%) 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 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.