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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 information 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [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
$55,840
25th Percentile Wage
$69,350
50th Percentile Wage
$94,240
75th Percentile Wage
$140,320
90th Percentile Wage
$205,090

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 $205,090. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $94,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $55,840.

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$94,240
-6.54% 10.56%
2016
$100,400
0.30% -
2015
$100,100
6.57% -
2014
$93,520
9.21% -
2013
$84,910
0.73% -
2012
$84,290
- -

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 $94,240 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 24.6 percent (24.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area and 24.2 percent (24.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Abilene.

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



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