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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,780
25th Percentile Wage
$74,380
50th Percentile Wage
$104,880
75th Percentile Wage
$123,830
90th Percentile Wage
$157,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $157,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $104,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $56,780.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.30
25th Percentile Wage
$35.76
50th Percentile Wage
$50.43
75th Percentile Wage
$59.53
90th Percentile Wage
$75.61

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $75.61. The median hourly salary is $50.43. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.30.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
2015104,8801.09%1.09%
2012103,740--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Brownsville-Harlingen with Other Texas Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $104,880 in Brownsville-Harlingen is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary education administrators in state of Texas. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Brownsville-Harlingen is 16.1 percent (16.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area and 41.6 percent (41.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$125,040
Lubbock
$116,040
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$115,330
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$111,940
Corpus Christi
$111,050
Waco
$109,830
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$109,760
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$109,010
Brownsville-Harlingen
$104,880
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$104,560
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$100,420
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$100,400
Amarillo
$100,310
College Station-Bryan
$96,990
Tyler
$96,080
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$93,320
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$89,800
Fort Worth-Arlington
$84,890
El Paso
$82,010
Abilene
$71,470
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$71,290
Odessa
$69,450
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$61,220

See also: Top paying jobs in Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas.