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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,070
25th Percentile Wage
$64,850
50th Percentile Wage
$93,960
75th Percentile Wage
$131,320
90th Percentile Wage
$192,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $192,740. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $93,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $50,070.

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
$93,960
7.12% 21.32%
2016
$87,270
1.29% -
2015
$86,140
17.36% -
2014
$71,190
-1.43% -
2013
$72,210
-2.38% -
2012
$73,930
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $93,960 in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre 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 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre is 29.5 percent (29.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 23.9 percent (23.9%) 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



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