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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of postsecondary education administrators in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington 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 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,400
25th Percentile Wage
$72,530
50th Percentile Wage
$100,400
75th Percentile Wage
$142,040
90th Percentile Wage
$195,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $195,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $100,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $56,400.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.12
25th Percentile Wage
$34.86
50th Percentile Wage
$48.27
75th Percentile Wage
$68.29
90th Percentile Wage
$94.05

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $94.05. The median hourly salary is $48.27. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.12.

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
2016100,4000.30%16.05%
2015100,1006.57%-
201493,5209.21%-
201384,9100.73%-
201284,290--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington with Other Texas Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $100,400 in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington 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 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington is 19.7 percent (19.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area and 39.0 percent (39.0%) 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 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas.