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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 information 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,240
25th Percentile Wage
$58,110
50th Percentile Wage
$87,270
75th Percentile Wage
$120,330
90th Percentile Wage
$187,260

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 $187,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $87,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $45,240.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.75
25th Percentile Wage
$27.94
50th Percentile Wage
$41.96
75th Percentile Wage
$57.85
90th Percentile Wage
$90.03

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $90.03. The median hourly salary is $41.96. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.75.

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
201687,2701.29%15.29%
201586,14017.36%-
201471,190-1.43%-
201372,210-2.38%-
201273,930--

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 $87,270 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 32.3 percent (32.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 27.1 percent (27.1%) 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 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.