Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of postsecondary education administrators in Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area 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 Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$64,890
25th Percentile Wage
$72,930
50th Percentile Wage
$90,600
75th Percentile Wage
$134,380
90th Percentile Wage
$153,750

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $153,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $64,890.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31.20
25th Percentile Wage
$35.06
50th Percentile Wage
$43.56
75th Percentile Wage
$64.59
90th Percentile Wage
$73.92

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $73.92. The median hourly salary is $43.56. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31.20.

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
201690,6009.78%-8.85%
201581,740-1.35%-
201482,840-10.79%-
201391,780-7.45%-
201298,620--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area with Other South Dakota Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $90,600, Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area is the second highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of South Dakota, following the highest paying city Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary of $101,140). Compared with Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area is 10.4 percent (10.4%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$101,140
Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area
$90,600
Sioux Falls
$88,820
Sioux City
$65,130

See also: Top paying jobs in Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, South Dakota.