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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of postsecondary education administrators in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown 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 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$68,730
25th Percentile Wage
$84,500
50th Percentile Wage
$111,010
75th Percentile Wage
$142,970
90th Percentile Wage
$202,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $202,520. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $111,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $68,730.

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
$111,010
1.80% 18.96%
2016
$109,010
4.29% -
2015
$104,330
7.93% -
2014
$96,060
3.89% -
2013
$92,320
2.56% -
2012
$89,960
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Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with Other Texas Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $111,010 in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown 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 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown is 11.2 percent (11.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area and 35.6 percent (35.6%) 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



See also: Top paying jobs in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas.