Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Abilene, Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,680
25th Percentile Wage
$50,620
50th Percentile Wage
$71,470
75th Percentile Wage
$101,190
90th Percentile Wage
$118,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Abilene, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $118,060. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $30,680.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
2015
$71,470
-8.06% 4.44%
2014
$77,230
14.23% -
2013
$66,240
-3.11% -
2012
$68,300
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Abilene with Other Texas Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $71,470, Abilene is the lowest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of Texas, following city of Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary of $125,040). In comparison, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Abilene is 42.8 percent (42.8%) lower than that in the highest paying city Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$125,040
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$119,830
Lubbock
$116,040
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$111,010
Waco
$109,830
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$105,610
Brownsville-Harlingen
$104,880
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$100,620
El Paso
$99,850
Tyler
$97,090
College Station-Bryan
$96,990
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$94,240
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$93,170
Longview
$92,920
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$89,140
Amarillo
$88,160
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$87,860
Fort Worth-Arlington
$83,810
Corpus Christi
$82,010
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$80,540
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$80,260
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$80,020
Odessa
$79,570
Laredo
$78,540
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$75,240
Abilene
$71,470



See also: Top paying jobs in Abilene, Texas.