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 information 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,550
25th Percentile Wage
$72,960
50th Percentile Wage
$100,620
75th Percentile Wage
$148,960
90th Percentile Wage
$206,930

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 $206,930. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $100,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $57,550.

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
$100,620
-9.08% 19.42%
2016
$109,760
1.93% -
2015
$107,640
13.35% -
2014
$93,270
12.17% -
2013
$81,920
1.03% -
2012
$81,080
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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 $100,620 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 19.5 percent (19.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area and 29.0 percent (29.0%) 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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