Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$61,280
25th Percentile Wage
$78,970
50th Percentile Wage
$109,760
75th Percentile Wage
$151,740
90th Percentile Wage
$203,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $203,580. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $109,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $61,280.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29.46
25th Percentile Wage
$37.97
50th Percentile Wage
$52.77
75th Percentile Wage
$72.95
90th Percentile Wage
$97.88

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary education administrators in Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $97.88. The median hourly salary is $52.77. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29.46.

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
2016109,7601.93%26.13%
2015107,64013.35%-
201493,27012.17%-
201381,9201.03%-
201281,080--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Dallas-Plano-Irving with Other Texas Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $109,760 in Dallas-Plano-Irving 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-Plano-Irving is 12.2 percent (12.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area and 44.2 percent (44.2%) 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-Plano-Irving, Texas.