Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Puerto Rico

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary education administrators in the state of Puerto Rico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators among Puerto Rico areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Puerto Rico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$83,790
75th Percentile Wage
$62,370
50th Percentile Wage
$46,880
25th Percentile Wage
$36,090
10th Percentile Wage
$29,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $83,790. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,180.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$40.28
75th Percentile Wage
$29.99
50th Percentile Wage
$22.54
25th Percentile Wage
$17.35
10th Percentile Wage
$14.03

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $40.28. The median hourly salary is $22.54. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.03.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $46,880 4.85%
2013 $44,710 0.72%
2012 $44,390 4.25%
2011 $42,580 -3.27%
2010 $44,020 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for postsecondary education administrators in state of Puerto Rico from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 6.50%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 0.72%. We also see the year 2012 had a salary increase 4.25% while year 2011 had a negtive growth of -3.27%.

Table 4. Average Postsecondary Education Administrator Wage in Puerto Rico vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Postsecondary Education Administrators
$46,880
Other Education Administrators
$103,540
Architectural and Engineering Managers
$93,120
Food Service Managers
$29,710
Funeral Service Managers
$40,010
Gaming Managers
$45,960
Lodging Managers
$48,430

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Puerto Rico Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in some Puerto Rico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in state of Puerto Rico ranges from $45,690 to $50,060. The highest paying area for postsecondary education administrators in Puerto Rico is Ponce with a median annual salary of $50,060. The second highest paying city/area in Puerto Rico State is Mayaguez (mean annual salary $47,450). The lowest paying area is Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian with a median annual salary of $45,690.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ponce
$50,060
Mayaguez
$47,450
San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo
$46,880
Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian
$45,690

Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary by State

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